Lot 91
  • 91

Charles Prendergast

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
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Description

  • Charles Prendergast
  • Callings of Saint Peter and Andrew (Miracle of the Fishes)
  • incised with artist's initials CP (upper left)
  • tempera, gold and silver leaf on incised gessoed panel 
  • 23 by 31 inches
  • (58.4 by 78.7 cm)
  • Painted circa 1914.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Charles Daniel, New York
Nelle E. Mullen, Pennsylvania (and sold by the estate: Freeman's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 15, 1967, lot 42)
Evelyn R. Tecosky (acquired at the above sale)
By descent to the present owners 

Exhibited

New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University Art Gallery; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, The Art of Charles Prendergast, October-November 1968, no. 3, pp. 25, 26, 30, 41, illustrated pl. 18

Literature

M.D.C. Crawford, "The Carved Gesso Panels of Charles E. Prendergast," Country Life in America, vol. 36, September 1919, pp. 47-49, illustrated
Michael Komanecky and Virginia Fabbri Butera, The Folding Image: Screens by Western Artists of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, New Haven, Connecticut, 1984, no. 5, p. 193
Carol Clark, Nancy Mowll Mathews and Gwendolyn Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990, no. 2217, p. 667, illustrated
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