Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
A Piano Recital, c. 1926
Framed (ref: 8043)
Provenance: From the collection of Barnett Freedman
This picture likely dates to the period when Mahoney was studying at the Royal College of Art, and shows a sombre, familial group gathered around a piano. Freedman was a talented musician himself, but he is not one of the figures among this party.
The bearded man and woman holding the baby appear in another interior scene by Mahoney dating to the same period: