Artist Charles Mahoney: Bathsheba, late 1940s

Artist Charles Mahoney (1903-1968): Bathsheba, late 1940s

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Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
Bathsheba, late 1940's
Framed (ref: 9503)
Oil on paper

11.5 x 8 in. (29.2 x 20.3 cm)

See all works by Charles Mahoney oil children Garden life drawing painted en plein air women 1.PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST

Provenance: The Artist's Studio

Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.375.

Bathsheba was a theme which Mahoney was especially drawn to and he explored in a series of paintings in 1950s. 

Again it provided an opportunity for exploring the relationship between man and nature. 

Mahoney’s admiration for “Douanier” Rousseau is apparent in these works.

​The setting for this composition was possibly constructed from observation of the lily ponds at Kew.