29 November 2000
Property Formerly in the Collection of William and Bernadette Berger
Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1859-1924)
signed 'Maurice Prendergast' (lower right)
watercolor on paper
15 x 6 in. (38.1 x 15.3 cm.)
Charles Prendergast, son of the artist, 1924.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 1935.
Spanierman Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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C. Clark, N.M. Matthews and G. Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990, no. 715, p. 387, illustrated
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