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One of America's early modernists, Prendergast painted some fifteen innovative fruit still lifes, probably between 1910 and 1913. Prendergast rarely exhibited or sold his still lifes, and they are difficult to date. The only one of his fruit pieces which can be securely dated is "Apples and a...

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Inscription

Upper left: Prendergast

Provenance

The artist; to Charles Prendergast, his brother, 1924; to Mrs. Charles Prendergast, 1948; to MFA, 1970, gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast in honor of Perry T. Rathbone

about 1910–13

Dimensions

48.89 x 53.66 cm (19 1/4 x 21 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.1

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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