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Charles Mahoney:
Giant Sunflower, circa 1960

Framed (ref: 90)

Oil and pencil on paper, 18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.6 cm.)

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Mahoney was particularly fond of the giant sunflower, Helianthus annuus, capable of outgrowing a man within a season. He made many colour and black and white studies of this species, capturing the convoluted energy of their rough stems and massive heads, and the ragged angles of their great leaves.


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