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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

South Boston Pier
Subject: Harbors and Ports
Nude Model with Drapery
Subject: Nude Women
The Inlet
Subject: Bays, Inlets and Coves
In the Park
Subject: Women
Charles Street, Boston
Subject: Street Scenes
Rockport
Subject: Villages and Towns
Seascape - St. Malo
Subject: Coastal Villages and Towns
A Day in the Country
Subject: Groups
Excursionists, Nahant
Subject: Harbors and Ports
Three Little Girls in Red
Subject: Children and Family
The Porch with the Old Mosaics, St. Marks, Venice
Subject: Churches, Temples and Mosques