Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
Muses: Study for group of figures to far right, c 1961
Framed (ref: 3420)
Pen, ink and wash
8 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. (22.5 x 29.8 cm)
Seated Muses featured prominently in Mahoney's mural for Morley College, (1928-30). During the 1950's he revisited the theme - incorporating the motif of an artist seated sketching inspired by nature - producing abundant compositions which are richly poetic in their narrative and landscape.