The Red Cape

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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

Early Beach
Subject: Beaches and Ocean
Gloucester Park
Subject: Parks
By the Sea
Subject: Groups
Boat Landing, Dinnard
Subject: Coastal Villages and Towns
Rocky Cove with Village
Subject: Bays, Inlets and Coves
Seascape - St. Malo
Subject: Coastal Villages and Towns
Idyl
Subject: Nude Women
Seated Girl
Subject: Girls
Picnic with Red Umbrella
Subject: Cafe / Dining
South Boston Pier
Subject: Harbors and Ports
Boston, Snowy Day
Subject: Street Scenes