Modern British Art by Dorothy Mahoney: Study of cottage garden flowers, Borage, dianthus, geranium, violet and wild strawberry | www.LLFA.uk

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Dorothy Mahoney:
Study of cottage garden flowers, Borage, dianthus, geranium, violet and wild strawberry

Unmounted (ref: 2641)

Inscribed Lady's Slipper

Watercolour over pencil, 11 7/8 x 9 in. (30 x 23 cm.)

Tags: flowers



Dorothy Mahoney (ne Bishop) entered the RCA School of Design in 1924 with Book Illustration as her principal subject.  From 1926-28 she took lettering and illumination as her principal subject under Edward Johnston, to whom, during this period, she became student-assistant.  Her subsidiary subjects were wood engraving, pottery, bookbinding and embroidery. 
In 1929 she was appointed Deputy Assistant to Edward Johnston, giving lectures, demonstrations, and classes in his absence.

A small selection of her work is on display at The British Museum


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