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Maurice Prendergast: Salem Cove, 1916
Source: Artcyclopedia; photograph by Michael Weinberg


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Maurice Prendergast

[Canadian-born American Impressionist Painter, 1858-1924]

• Also known as:  Maurice Brazil Prendergast
• Relationships: Brother of Charles Prendergast.
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Original works by Maurice Prendergast available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteMaurice Prendergast at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
New England Village, ca.1918-23

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Pastel collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Picnic by the Inlet, ca.1918-23

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteMaurice Prendergast at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
8 works online

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
12 works online

Notable SiteWilliams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
4 works online

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Bathing Tents, St. Malo

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Le Port, St. Malo, Brittany, drawing

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, New York   NEW!
Revere Beach, watercolor, ca.1902

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
7 works by the artist

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
The Grove, Lynn

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
(Scroll right to images 13 and 14)

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
New England Harbor

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Landscape with Figures, 1921

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Festival night, Venice, 1898-99

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
3 works online

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Figures Among Rocks and Trees, ca.1910-13
St. Marks Square, Venice, 1898-99

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
South Side Hills

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Park by the Sea
The Ships
Woodland Bathers

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Spanish Steps, Rome, 1898

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Two Nudes with Swan, ca.1910-13

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Below the Dam

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
The Bathing Cove, ca.1916-18

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Crescent Beach, St. Malo

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Neponset Bay
Salem Park, Massachusetts

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
82 works online (click "Artwork by This Artist" to see the complete list)

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
Gloucester, 1916

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Landscape with Figures No. 2 (Willows, Salem), 1918

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Virtual Museum of Canada
Summer, New England, 1912

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
4 works online

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Low Tide, Beachmont, ca.1902-04

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteMaurice Prendergast at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteMaurice Prendergast at The Artchive  

Notable SiteMaurice Prendergast at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Prendergast

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

Maurice Prendergast at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Gloucester Harbor

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Maurice Prendergast  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Children on a Raft

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Maurice Prendergast: Paintings of America" (2003)

Resource Library Magazine
Maurice Prendergast: The State of the Estate

The New York Observer
"Time to Reassess Maurice Prendergast, First Modernist", article by Hilton Kramer

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"Maurice Brazil Prendergast Color Monotype, ca.1895"

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