ABOUT THE WORK:
James Owen Mahoney (American 1907-1987) – Name of Piece,
“The Etruscans,” circa 1932. Mahoney painted this work, “The Etruscans,” while living in Italy. Inspired by the ancient history of Tuscany and embodies bold masculine themes of beauty with a wink towards the depiction of men in Etruscan art.
Th Art Deco flamboyance and love for refined extravagance. The scene featured is set on a hot summer day and packed with brotherhood and love.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Lived in Italy, several times in his lifetime and captured ancient vibes in his works, but at the same time you can see the influences of symbolism.