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© The Thimble Society, 2018

Painting. Watercolour by James Mahony.

SKU: bm5
£650.00Price
  • Water colour by James Mahony

    Subject is 'Gypsies' signed by James Mahony 1878 the famous Irish painter of the famine. His paintings so moved the English parliament that they changed the law to feed the starving Irish people. He was a hero of the people as well as a great painter, who was later employed by Charles Dickens as an illustrator