Study of the artist's hat
Framed (ref: 3173)
Pencil on paper, 6 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (17.5 x 21.5 cm.)
(10 x 11 5/8 in. (25.5 x 29.5 cm.) framed)
Mahoney spent much of his time sketching en plein air - needing to shelter from the elements and protect his one good eye (as a child he lost one eye tussling with his brother over a pair of scissors) he almost always wore a hat of this form.