Excursionists, Nahant

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Maurice Brazil Prendergast

1858-1924

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1858-1924) was an American Post-Impressionist painter known for his vibrant and colorful depictions of leisurely scenes set on beaches and in parks.

Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, Prendergast studied in Paris and was influenced by the works of Édouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

He was a member of the group known as "The Eight" and was known for his bold and flat color palette, as well as his use of pattern-like forms.

Prendergast's work is characterized by its use of bright, unmodulated colors and its ability to capture the beauty of everyday life.

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Other Paintings by Maurice Brazil Prendergast

Sienna - Column of the Wolf
Subject: Street Scenes
Under the Trees
Subject: Parks
Quai, Dinard
Subject: Harbors and Ports
The Ocean Palace
Subject: Ships / Boats
The Shore
Subject: Groups
Summer Outing
Subject: Nude Women
Decorative Composition
Subject: Abstracts
The Spanish Steps
Subject: Staircases
Columbus Circle New York
Subject: Street Scenes
Picnic by the Sea
Subject: Leisure Activities
Evening on a Pleasure Boat
Subject: Women and Ladies