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Maurice Brazil Prendergast  American  1859 -1923
Born: St. Johns, Newfoundland  
Active:   England 
Boston, Massachusetts, United States 1887-1891
 Paris, France 1891-1894
Winchester, Massachusetts, United States 
New York, New York, United States 1913
Studied: Academie Colarossi, Paris 1891-1894
Academie Julien, Paris 1891-1894
Exhibited: Amory Show, 1913 
Examples of Work: Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania 
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 
Cleveland Museum of Art 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC 
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts 
Lehigh University, Bethelhem, Pennsylvania 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: The Eight
Subjects Known For: Urban Life
Imaginary Landscapes
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Hailed as one of the preeminent figures in the history of American modernism, Maurice Prendergast combined the stylistic and technical strategies of Post-lmpressionism with his subjective response to the world around him. ... (More)

Maurice Prendergast based his artistic studied in Paris at the Acadamie Julian from 1887-89 and the Acadamie Colarossi from 18991-95. His second trip to Paris was financed by him and his brother Charles, who constantly contr... (More)

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