American, 1858-1924

Beach Scene (Crescent Beach)

1896, watercolor and pencil on paper
signed and dated Prendergast 1896 lower left
13 1/2 x 10 in., frame: 19 x 14 1/2 in.

  • Provenance: Violette de Mazia, Philadelphia; Estate of the above; Christie's New York, May 25, 1989, Lot 262; James Graham & Sons, New York; Private Collection, Paris; Acquired from the above in 1996; By descent to the present.
  • Literature: Clark, C., Mathews, N.M., and Owens, G. Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast; A Catalogue Raisonne, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990, no. 574, p. 344, illus.
  • Condition: Somewhat faded, with minor mat burn at edges. Hinge mounted at top edges. Edges of sheet reinforced, verso.

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