Monday, 4 February 2013

Ashcan School - Maurice Prendergast part 5

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 watercolour or monotype, and he produced over two hundred monotypes between 1895 and 1902. He also experimented with oil painting in the 1890s, but didn't 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, pattern-like forms rhythmically arranged on the canvas.

For fuller biographical notes see part 1. 

This is part 5 of a 7 - part series on the works of Maurice Prendergast:


c1907 The Balloon 
pencil & watercolour 35.2 x 50.8 cm

c1907 The Louvre 
pencil & watercolour 35.6 x 50.8 cm

1908-12 Landscape near Hahant 
oil on canvas 51.4 x 70.8 cm

1910 The Pavilion 
pencil & watercolour 34.9 x 50.5 cm

1910-11 ( title unknown ) 
watercolour 30.8 x 56.2 cm

c1910-11 Spring Promenade 
pencil & watercolour 54.9 x 37.8 cm

1910-11 House with Flag in the Cove 
pencil, pastel & watercolour 34.9 x 51.4 cm

c1910-11 The Cove 
pencil, pastel & watercolour 37.5 x 53 cm

1910-13 Country Road, New Hampshire 
pencil & watercolour 25.4 x 35.6 cm

1910-13 Merry-Go-Round 
oil on canvas 38.1 x 50.8 cm

1910-13 Donkey Rider 
47 x 61 cm

c1910-13 A Dark Day 
oil on canvas 54 x 69.5 cm

c1910-13 Floral Still Life 
oil on board 36.8 x 48.9 cm

c1910-13 Girls on the Riverbank 
pencil, pastel & watercolour 30.8 x 45.4 cm

c1910-13 Autumn in New England 
pencil & watercolour 27.9 x 39.4 cm

c1910-13 Hindu Dancer 
pencil, pastel & watercolour 45.7 x 27.3 cm

c1910-13 Hillside Village 
pencil, pastel & watercolour 25.4 x 35.2 cm

c1910-13 House by the Sea 
pencil & watercolour

c1910-13 Lake, New Hampshire 
pencil & watercolour 22.2 x 29.8 cm

c1910-13 Landscape with Figures 
oil on canvas 75.2 x 108.9 cm

c1910-13 Park Scene Near Bay 
oil on canvas 45.7 x 55.9 cm

c1910-13 Le Rouge - Portrait of Miss Edith King 
oil on canvas 72 x 80 cm

c1910-13 Maine Beach 
oil on panel 23.2 x 41.3 cm

c1910-13 Portrait of a Young Girl 
oil on canvas 36.8 x 27.9 cm

c1910-13 Seated Girl 
oil on canvas 61 x 45.7 cm

c1910-13 Still Life - Fruit and Flowers 
oil on canvas 47 x 54.6 cm

c1910-13 Seashore 
oil on panel 27.9 x 38.1 cm

c1910-13 Still Life 
oil on canvas

c1910-13 Still Life with Apples 
oil on canvas 36.8 x 45.7 cm

c1910-13 Still Life with Flowers 
oil on board 48.9 x 38 cm

c1910-13 Summer Outing 
pencil & watercolour 34.9 x 50.2 cm

c1910-13 The Inlet 
oil on panel 27.3 x 41 cm

c1910-13 The Inlet 
oil on canvas 45.7 x 55.9 cm

c1910-13 Village Against Purple Mountain 
pencil & watercolour 25.4 x 35.2 cm

c1910-13 Two Girls by a Waterfall 
pencil & watercolour 22.9 x 18.4 cm

c1910-13 The Park at Sunset 
oil on canvas  45.7 x 70.5 cm

c1910-13 Village Against Purple Mountain 
pencil & watercolour 25.4 x 35.2 cm

c1910-14 Blue Landscape 
watercolour 26.7 x 38.1 cm

c1911 Waterfall 
oil on canvas 61.6 x 51.4 cm

c1911-12 Little Bridge, Venice 
pencil & watercolour 38.7 x 48.9 cm

c1911-12 Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Venice 
pencil & watercolour 32.1 x 47 cm

1911-12 Canal 
pencil & watercolour 39 x 55.9 cm

c1911-12 Rialto Bridge 
watercolour 38.7 x 56.2 cm

c1911-12 Santa Maria Formosa, Venice 
watercolour 55.p x 38.7 cm

c1911-12 Scene of Venice 
pencil & watercolour 36.8 x 50.8 cm

c1911-12 Venice, The Little Bridge 
pencil & watercolour 38.7 x 56.2 cm

c1911-12 View of Venice 
pencil & watercolour 39.4 x 55.9 cm

c1912-13 The Promenade 
oil on canvas 71.1 x 102.2 cm

1912 Summer, New England 
oil on canvas 48.9 x 69.9 cm

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