Artist Charles Mahoney: View from rear window at Mahoneys family home, Anerley, c.1922

Artist Charles Mahoney: View from rear window at Mahoneys family home, Anerley, c.1922

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Charles Mahoney:
View from rear window at Mahoney's family home, Anerley, c.1922

Mounted (ref: 4246)

Watercolour and ink over pencil, squared, 14 x 9 5/8 in. (35.5 x 24.5 cm.)

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Provenance: studio ref. z10

Anerley lies in a hilly area South of London, near Crystal Palace Hill. Mahoney spent his boyhood in what must have been a very crowded terraced cottage for their family of 7 or more, and he admired the vast Victorian mansions which at that time stood in spacious grounds area. It is likely that these, with Crystal Palace park, helped to form his ideas of Paradise gardens. Victorian plantings of formal evergreens such as Araucaria, figure prominently in his work.


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