May Party also known as May Day, Central Park

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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

Flight into Egypt
Subject: Biblical Scenes
Splash of Sunshine and Rain
Subject: Historic / Patriotic / Wars
Afternoon, Pincian Hill
Subject: Horse-Equestrian
The Orchard
Subject: Orchards
Sienna
Subject: Children and Family
Blue Mountains
Subject: Nude Women
Holiday, Headlands
Subject: Bays, Inlets and Coves
Holiday, Nahant
Subject: Beaches and Ocean