About the Artist

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (October 10, 1858 – February 1, 1924) was an American Post-Impressionist artist who worked in oil, watercolor, and monotype. He exhibited as a member of The Eight, though the delicacy of his compositions and mosaic-like beauty of his style differed from the philosophy of the group.

Bibliography:
Walter Pach. “The Eight Then and Now.” Art News 42 (1 Jan. 1944), p.25; ill.
M. Riley. “Prendergast Paintings of France in the 1890’s.” Art Digest 19 (15 Nov. 1944), p. 11.
Hedley Howell Rhys. “Maurice Prendergast: The Sources and Development of His Style.” Ph. D. diss., Harvard University, 1952, p. 154.

Exhibitions:
The Eight. Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 24 November 1943 – 16 January 1944, circulating. (#50, only at Brooklyn).
Maurice Prendergast: Paintings and Watercolors of Chartres, Dieppe, Dinard, Treport, Paris, St. Malo. New York: Kraushaar Galleries, 13 November – 9 December 1944 (#13).