Chest

1926–27
Charles James Prendergast (American (born in Canada), 1863–1948)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 50.8 x 132.1 x 49.5 cm (20 x 52 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.732

Medium or Technique

Gessoed, carved, painted and gilded pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Inscription

"C. PRENDERGAST" in white paint on lower left front corner
on bottom: "Made by Charles Prendergast 1926-27"
on lower left of back panel: "C. Prendergast 1927"

Titles to 3 panels incised into front on bottom edge, under the respective panel:
"ANNUNCIATION"
"SPRINGTIME"
"REVERIE"

Provenance

The artist; 1929, to Mrs. Stanley Resor (Helen Bayless Lansdown Resor, 1886-1964, Greenwich, CT and Jackson Hole, Wyoming); 1966, sold at Parke-Bernet, New York, purchased by Mrs. Charles Prendergast; 1967, sold by Mrs. Prendergast to the MFA (Accession date: June 28, 1967)

Credit Line

Purchased through John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund