Christmas tree viewed through red curtains, circa 1952
Mounted (ref: 3632)
Oil on paper over charcoal, 15 x 12 in. (38 x 30.5 cm.)
Throughout the 1950's Mahoney produced a series of paintings of
successive Christmas trees decorated by his daughter and wife. The
small scale of the trees reflected the size of Oak Cottage, the artist's
Exhibited: Harris Museum and Art Gallery, January 2000, Royal Museum and Art Gallery, Canterbury, March 2000, The Fine Art Society, London, April 2000.
Literature: Charles Mahoney, Paul Liss/The Fine Art Society, 1999, (p.60)