MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST (1859-1924)
Beach Scene, North Shore and Normandy Beach: A Double-Sided Work
signed 'Prendergast' (lower left)
watercolor and pencil on paper
13 x 8 1⁄4 in. (33 x 21 cm.)
Executed circa 1896-97.
Charles Prendergast, brother of the above, 1924.
Kraushaar Galleries, New York, acquired from the above.
George Dyer, acquired from the above, 1946.
Yale Kneeland, nephew of the above.
William Beadleston, acquired from the above, 1973.
Helene C. Seiferheld Gallery, New York.
Davis & Long, New York, 1973.
Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas, 1975.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1975.
H.H. Rhys, “Maurice Brazil Prendergast: The Sources and Development of his Style.” PhD diss., Harvard University, 1952, p. 168 (as Normandy Beach).
J.G. Smith, “The Watercolors of Maurice Prendergast,” American Artist, vol. 20, February 1956, p. 55, illustrated.
C. Clark, N.M. Mathews, G. Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990, p. 365, no. 647, illustrated.
New York, Kraushaar Galleries, Maurice Prendergast: Paintings and Watercolors of Chartres, Dieppe, Dinard, Treport, Paris, St. Malo, November 13-December 1944, n.p., no. 27.
New York, Davis & Long, American Painting, October 15-November 2, 1974, n.p., no. 27, illustrated.