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Sketchbook 47

1914–15
Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American (born in Canada), 1858–1924)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Mathews, Owens 1528

Dimensions

Book closed: 19.6 x 13.2 x 1.0 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1137

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on blank paper in notebook

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Fifty-three pages of sketches “Japanese” (nothing Japanese). Includes drawings for frames.

Provenance

1924, by descent from the artist to his brother, Charles Prendergast (b. 1863 - d. 1948), New York; 1948, by descent to his wife, Eugenie Prendergast, Westport, CT; 1972, year-end gift of Prendergast to the MFA. (Accession date: January 10, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast in honor of Perry T. Rathbone