Woman with a Parasol (Reading in the Garden)

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

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about 1893-1894

Watercolor over graphite on smooth wove paper

Sheet: 8 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (21.9 × 16.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ada and William Preston Harrison

W.938.8

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in pen and ink, lower right: Prendergast; inscribed [in another hand] in margin, lower left: Reading in the Garden

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 15, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Watercolors by Maurice Prendergast from New England Collections, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, no. 25, November 11-December 17, 1978, no. 25.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 24-July 15, 2001.

Graphic Styles of the American Eight, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, no. 82, February 29-April 11, 1976.

From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), March 11-May 28, 1989.

Director's Choice, William B. Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat. no.), June 10-July 10, 1966.

American Paintings, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 7-February 1, 1974.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, pp. 118-119, ill.

Sheldon Reich, Graphic Styles of the American Eight, Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, 1976, p. 71, no. 82.

Marcel Roche, ed., Interciencia, vol. 20, no. 2, March - April 1995, Caracas: Interciencia, 1995, ill. cover.

Gwendolyn Owens, Watercolors by Maurice Prendergast from New England Collections, Williamstown, Massachusetts: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1978, p. 57, no. 25, ill.

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, p. 27.

Carol Clark, Nancy Mowll Mathews, Gwendolyn Owens, Maurice Brazil Predergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonne, Munich: Prestel, and Williamstown: Williams College Museum of Art, 1990, no. 578, ill.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 16, 32, 120, 259, ill. p. 33, fig. 31, 121, no. 31.

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the Canadian painter James Wilson Morrice; by descent in the family; to Scott, Montreal; to C. W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York; sold to Ada Sanberg Harrison (1885-1947) and William Preston Harrison (1869-1940), Los Angeles, California; given to present collection, 1938.

Catalogue Raisonne

Clark, Mathews & Owens, no. 578.

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