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Large Boston Public Garden Sketchbook: Two women conversing on the street

Artist:
Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American, St. John’s, Newfoundland 1858–1924 New York)
Date:
1895–97
Medium:
Watercolor over pencil, bordered in pencil and watercolor
Dimensions:
14 1/8 x 11 3/16 in. (35.8 x 28.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.929
Not on view
In this vibrant watercolor, Prendergast integrates the white of the paper into the densely brushed composition, its parasol crowning an elaborate hat of raised poppies. The highly finished quality of the whole suggests its intended later use in another medium.
Charles Prendergast, 1924; his widow, Eugénie Prendergast, 1948; Robert Lehman , 1961.
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