Item #CL199-53 [Bridled Horse]. Frank Prout Mahony, 1862–1916 Aust.
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[Bridled Horse]

c1890s. Oil on board, posthumous artist’s stamp on board and frame verso, 49 x 36.5cm. Minor paint loss and indentations to upper portions of image, minor crazing and foxing overall. Framed.

An unfinished painting of a horse carcass appears verso.

The Art Gallery of NSW began acquiring paintings and drawings from Mahony as early as 1896 “when he was barely out of art school.” Melbourne-born Francis (Frank) Prout Mahony was well known for his depictions of bush topics, especially horses and action subjects, in paintings and cartoons. Ref: DAAO.

Item #CL199-53

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  other currencies

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