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The Childhood of Maponos

© Ivor Davies. Photo credit: Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery

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The mythological figure of Maponos (Mabon) features in the ancient Welsh tales of the Mabiniogion. The contents of the drawer are objects from one of the tales. The picture of a hand on the wall suggests maternal education, in contrast to the thunder and lightning of the world outside.

Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery

Brecon


Date

1998

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 143 x W 143 cm

Accession number

2003.17

Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of a grant from the Brecknock Art Trust, 2003

Work type

Painting


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Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery

Captain's Walk, Brecon, Powys LD3 7DS Wales

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