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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

Sunday Morning, Paris
Subject: Family
By the Sea
Subject: Beaches and Ocean
Sea Maidens
Subject: Bathers and Bath Scenes
Docks, East Boston
Subject: Harbors and Ports
A Dock Scene
Subject: Harbors and Ports
Landscape
Subject: Villages and Towns
Summer Outing
Subject: Nude Women
Children in the Tree
Subject: Abstracts
The Point, Gloucester
Subject: Abstracts