Item #CL176-75 Maoris – Old Order. Frank P. Mahony, Aust.
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Maoris – Old Order

c1900. Watercolour with gouache, signed lower left, annotated and titled verso, 27.8 x 17.8cm. Slight wear to edges.

Annotation reads “New Zealand set (6), No. 1 to pair with No. 2, Maoris – Old Order.”

Australian-born Federation-era painter, illustrator and Bulletin cartoonist, Frank Mahony is best known for images of the bush. Early in his career in Australia before he went to London, his drawings and paintings were much admired and the Art Gallery of NSW purchased three of his works soon after he graduated from art school. Together with A.H. Fullwood and Julian Ashton he pioneered the Sydney weekend sketching camps.

Item #CL176-75

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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