Ashcan School - Maurice Prendergast part 4

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1858 – 1924) was an American Post-Impressionist artist who worked in oil, watercolour, and monotype. He exhibited as a member of The Eight associated with the Ashcan School, though the delicacy of his compositions and mosaic-like beauty of his style differed from the philosophy of the group.
 
Prendergast's work was strongly associated from the beginning with leisurely scenes set on beaches and in parks. His early work was mostly in watercolour or monotype, and he produced over two hundred monotypes between 1895 and 1902. He also experimented with oil painting in the 1890s, but did not focus on that medium until the early 1900s.

He developed and continued to elaborate a highly personal style, with boldly contrasting, jewel-like colours, and flattened, patternlike forms rhythmically arranged on a canvas. Forms were radically simplified and presented in flat areas of bright, unmodulated colour. His paintings have been aptly described as tapestry-like or resembling mosaics.

This is part 4 of a 7-part post on the works of Maurice Prendergast. For biographical notes on Prendergast see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1 - 3 also.



c1905-07 April Snow, Salem pencil, coloured pencil & watercolour 38.7 x 56.2 cm

c1905-07 Boston pencil & watercolour 27.9 x 38.7 cm

c1905-10 In the Park oil on panel 26.7 x 36.8 cm

1907 In the Luxembourg Gardens oil on panel 27.3 x 35.6 cm

1907 Lighthouse at St. Malo oil on canvas 51.1 x 62.5 cm

1907 Bathing Tents, St. Malo pencil & oil on panel 26.7 x 34.9 cm
c1907-09 On the Beach pencil & watercolour 36.8 x 54.6 cm
c1907-10 Beach Promenade pencil & watercolour 26.7 x 38.7 cm

c1907-10 Buck's Harbor oil on panel 24.8 x 34.9 cm

c1907-10 Boston, Snowy Day oil on canvas 77.1 x 66 cm

c1907-10 Children in the Park oil on canvas

c1907-10 Crepuscule oil on canvas 26.7 x 34.6 cm

c1907-10 New England oil on panel 26.7 x 34.9 cm

c1907-10 Opal Sea oil on canvas 55.9 x 86.4 cm

c1907-10 East Boston Ferry oil on panel 36.8 x 32.4 cm

c1907-10 Rocky Cove with Village pencil, pastel & watercolour 36.2 x 53.3 cm

c1907-10 Salem, Massachusetts pencil & watercolour 28.6 x 46.4 cm

c1907-10 Seaside Picnic oil on panel 26 x 34.9 cm

c1907-10 Squanton oil on panel 26.7 x 34.9 cm

c1907-10 The Holiday oil on canvas 174.2 x 87.3 cm

c1907-10 Summer Day pencil & watercolour 24.1 x 34.3 cm

c1907-10 The Point, Gloucester oil on canvas 44.7 x 54.3 cm

c1907-10 Under the Trees oil on canvas 58.4 x 71.1 cm

c1907-10 Viewing the Sailboat 39 x 53 cm

c1907-10 [title not known] oil on canvas 39.4 x 51.4 cm
c1907 Beach Scene, St. Malo oil on panel 15.9 x 22.2 cm

c1907 Band Concert pencil & watercolour 35.2 x 48.9 cm

c1907cBeach at St. Malo oil on canvas 44 x 53.3 cm

c1907 Beach at St. Malo oil, crayon, pastel & watercolour on paper 34.3 x 49.8 cm

c1907 Beach, St. Malo pencil & watercolour 38.1 x 27.3 cm

c1907 In Luxembourg Gardens oil on panel 26 x 34.9 cm

c1907 Crescent Beach oil on panel 26 x 34.3 cm

c1907 Chateaubriand's Tomb, St Malo oil on canvas 29.2 x 36.8 cm

c1907 Notre Dame, Paris pencil & watercolour 35.6 x 50.8 cm

c1907 On the Beach, St. Malo pencil & watercolour 34.3 x 50.5 cm

c1907 Luxembourg Gardens oil on panel 26.7 x 34.9 cm

c1907 Rising Tide, St. Malo pencil & watercolour 47.3 x 34.3 cm

c1907 Seascape oil on canvas 27.9 x 35.6 cm

c1907 Snow in April oil on canvas 50.8 x 71.1 cm

c1907 St. Malo No. 2 crayon & watercolour 32.4 x 48.9 cm

c1907 Paris watercolour 31.1 x 24.8 cm

c1907 St. Malo oil on panel 21.6 x 15.9 cm

c1907 St. Malo oil on panel 26.7 x 34.9 cm

c1907 St. Malo oil on panel 26.7 x 34.9 cm

c1907 St. Malo pencil, gouache & watercolour 38.7 x 27.9 cm

c1907 Study, St. Malo. No 11 oil on panel 26.7 x 34.9 cm

c1907 St. Malo pencil & watercolour 28.6 x 38.7 cm

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