Lot 91A
  • 91A

Maurice Brazil Prendergast

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • Maurice Brazil Prendergast
  • Head of a Girl
  • oil on canvas, unframed
  • 18 by 13 1/8 inches
  • (45.7 by 13.2 cm)
  • Painted circa 1910-13

Provenance

Kraushaar Gallery, New York
Cornelius J.  Sullivan, 1929
American Art Association-Anderson Galleries, New York, 1937
Private Collection
Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, 1981
Hester Diamond, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1982

Exhibited

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Prendergast Memorial Exhibition, February 19 - March 22, 1934 

Literature

Carol Clark, Nancy M. Mathews, Gwendolyn Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990, no. 327, p. 277, illustrated.

 

Condition

Canvas is lined. SURFACE: in good condition UNDER ULTRA VIOLET: no apparent inpainting
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