MAURICE BRAZIL PRENDERGAST
1858 - 1924
WOMEN IN A LANDSCAPE
signed PRENDERGAST (lower left)
oil on canvas
8 ½ by 10 ¾ inches
(21.6 by 27.3 cm)
This work has been reviewed by Nancy Mowll Mathews, co-author of Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, and accepted as a genuine work by the artist.
The canvas is wax lined and there is frame abrasion at edges. The work appears to be slightly dirty and there is fine surface cracking throughout. Under UV: there is inpainting to frame abrasion at edges.
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.
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Arthur Poole, Boston, Massachusetts, 1930
Lulu Young, Chevy Chase, Maryland (his daughter)
William A. Pates, Baltimore, Maryland (her son)
By descent to the present owner