The Grand Canal, Venice

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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

Revere Beach
Subject: Beaches and Ocean
Still Life with Flowers
Subject: Florals
Ring Around the Rosy
Subject: Girls
Picnic by the Sea
Subject: Leisure Activities
House by the Sea
Subject: Villas
Children in the Tree
Subject: Abstracts
Waterfrontshorelines
Subject: Shorelines
Bathers
Subject: Nude Women
Promenade Salem
Subject: Parks
Venice Unfinished
Subject: Historic / Patriotic / Wars
Opal Sea
Subject: Farm Animals
St. Mark's, Venice
Subject: Churches, Temples and Mosques