Illustration to Children's fable
Framed (ref: 238)
Watercolour over pencil on paper
Provenance: The Artist's Family
From the time that his daughter Elizabeth was born in 1944 Mahoney loved to recount children's stories: Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, the Tale of the Very Fat Man, the Very Tall Thin Man, and the Very Short Man.' The fables of the Brothers Grimm were amongst his favourite stories.