Modern British Art by Charles Mahoney: Sitting room with Christmas Tree at Oak Cottage, circa 1950 | www.LLFA.uk

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Charles Mahoney:
Sitting room with Christmas Tree at Oak Cottage, circa 1950

Unmounted (ref: 5532)
Charcoal with white highlights on grey paper
15 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (39.3 x 47 cm)

Tags: interiors



The interior shows the artist's sitting room at Oak Cottage, Wrotham, decorated with a Christmas tree. Mahoney produced a number of still lives of theChristmas trees decorated by his daughter and wife. The small size of the tree (made in fact from a single branch) mirrored both the scale of Oak Cottage, the artist's home, and the modest economic circumstances in which the artist lived.

Oak Cottage.
Photo credit; with thanks to Fred Hohler.


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