MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST | DINARD (TWO WORKS)
MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST | DINARD (TWO WORKS)
MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST | DINARD (TWO WORKS)
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Property from a Private American Collection

MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST | DINARD (TWO WORKS)

Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD

Property from a Private American Collection

MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST | DINARD (TWO WORKS)

Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private American Collection

MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST

1858 - 1924

DINARD (TWO WORKS)


the first, signed Prendergast, titled Dinard and dated 91 (lower left); the second, signed Maurice Prendergast, titled Dinard and dated 91 (lower left)

each, watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper

the first, 10 ½ by 7 inches (26.7 by 17.8 cm); the second, 8 ⅞ by 5 ½ inches (22.5 by 14 cm)

Condition Report

The first: The sheet is hinged at the reverse upper corners and held in place with photo corners at the lower corners. There appears to be mat burn along the extreme edges and the work appears slightly toned. There are minor losses in the extreme upper left, upper right, and lower right corners beneath the mat. There may be some scattered pindots of foxing in the foreground and a possible ¼ inch repaired tear along the lower right edge. Select pigments may be slightly faded.


The second: The sheet is held in place with photo corners and appears slightly toned. There is an abrasion at the lower right edge beneath the mat.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

The first:

The artist

Emma Oedell (Mrs. Charles Symmes) (acquired from the above)

Marjorie Oedell Littlefield (by descent)

David H. Littlefield (by descent)

[with]Fanlight, Manlius, New York and Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1982

Private collection, 1982 (acquired from the above)

[with]Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1992

Private collection, 1993 (acquired from the above)

Barbara Guggenheim, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1993

The second:

[With]Marine Arts, Salem, Massachusetts

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1981 (acquired from the above)

Private collection, 1987 (acquired from the above)

[with]Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, 1992

Private collection, 1993 (acquired from the above)

Barbara Guggenheim, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1993

Exhibited

Washington, D.C., Hull Gallery, Trends in American Painting 1900-1950, May-June 1983, p. 4

Atlanta, Georgia, Heath Gallery, Inc., Nature in Early Modern American Art, May 1986

Literature

Carol Clark, Nancy Mowll Mathews and Gwendolyn Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1990, no. 522 (the first), p. 522, illustrated; no. 525 (the second), p. 522, illustrated

American Art
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