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Sketchbook 65

Salem Willows Sketchbook

1920–23
Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American (born in Canada), 1858–1924)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Mathews, Owens 1556

Dimensions

Book closed: 17.2 x 10.6 x .6 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1155

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil (forty-one pages) and watercolor (four pages) on ruled paper in notebook

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Forty-nine pages of sketches, including four watercolors, one sketch labeled “Salem Willows.”

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