The Riders (Horseback Riders)

Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born Canada), 1859 - 1924



Color monotype on wove paper

Image: 9 1/4 × 9 1/8 in. (23.5 × 23.2 cm)

Sheet: 15 13/16 × 11 1/8 in. (40.1 × 28.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Anonymous gift



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Prendergast 1902

Course History

SART 27, 28, Printmaking I and II, Sarah Amos, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

Learning about Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-December 11, 1988.

Maurice Prendergast: The Monotypes, William Cooper Procter Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, May 1-27, 1967, no. 58.

Monotypes in Color by Maurice Prendergast, C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York, December 8-31, 1936, no. 2.

The Monotypes of Maurice Prendergast: A Loan Exhibition, Davis & Long Company, New York, New York, April 4-28, 1979, no. 103.

The Prendergasts: Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Maurice and Charles Prendergast, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, September 24-November 6, 1938, no. 115.

The Voice of the Print, Visual Studies Department Installation, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4, 1989-January 1, 1990.

Publication History

Carol Clark, Nancy Mowell Mathews, and Gwendolyn Owens, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonne, Williamstown: Williams College Museum of Art, and Munich: Prestel, 1990, pp. 632-633, no. 1758, ill.

Cecily Langdale, Monotypes by Charles Prendergast in the Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago: Terra Museum of American Art, 1984, pp. 31; 43, n. 51.

Cecily Langdale, The Monotypes of Maurice Prendergast, New York: Davis & Long Company, 1979, pp. 9, 11, 32, 139, no. 103, ill.

Matthew Phillips, Maurice Prendergast: The Monotypes, Annandale-on-Hudson: Bard College, 1967, no. 58, ill.

Addison Gallery of American Art, The Prendergasts: Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Maurice and Charles Prendergast, Andover, Massachusetts: Phillips Academy, 1938, p. 26, no. 115.


The artist; to Charles Prendergast, 1924; to C.W. Kraushaar, New York; to private collection, 1937; to anonymous collection; given to present collection, 1979.

Catalogue Raisonne

Clark, Mathews & Owens, no. 1758

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