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September 11, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American, 1858-1924) Bathers on a Rocky Shore

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2841BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 11, 2015 4:00PM


Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American, 1858-1924)

Bathers on a Rocky Shore, c. 1916-19
Signed "Prendergast" l.r.
Watercolor, pencil, and pastel on paper, 11 1/4 x 15 5/8 in. (28.6 x 39.7 cm),framed.
Condition: Small tack holes to three corners, subtle rippling, hinged to back mat in three places on the reverse.

Provenance: From the artist to Charles Prendergast (1924),to Mrs. Charles Prendergast (1948),to the present collection (1985).

Literature: Carol Clark, Nancy Mowll Mathews, and Gwendolyn Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: a catalogue raisonné (Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, 1990),p. 522, cat. no. 1292.

Estimate $50,000-70,000

Numbered "12" in pencil in the u.r. corner of the reverse.

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Carol Clark, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Gwendolyn Owens, Williamstown