The following was submitted by Nowell Guffey, Foothills Fine Art:
He was predominantly a painter of unspoiled natural landscapes and lifelike depictions of waterfowl and other wildlife, with his earlier landscapes showing some impressionist elements.
Hugh Cecil Charles Monahan was born in Dublin, Ireland on September 1, 1914, son of a high court judge of the Indian Civil Service, and spent most of his early childhood in India. To attend school , he was sent back to England, where he eventually studied History at Pembroke College in Cambridge, and Art at the Royal Hibernian Academy. Graduating with a Masters degree, he nevertheless chose not to try and make a living with his art, but joined the Indian
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