Signed and dated lower left: Prendergast (in black ink) / Maurice B. Prendergast Venice / 1899 (in purple ink) l.l. in graphite (under second signature): "Prendergast". Verso: Untitled Venetian scene, 1898-99, watercolor and graphite.
Comtesse de Bellele; to Wildenstein (New York); Victor D. Spark (1898-1991, New York); from whom purchased by MFA, February 12, 1959.
The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund
- Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858–1924
Clark, Matthews, Owens 0698
Sheet: 35.4 x 53 cm (13 15/16 x 20 7/8 in.) Framed: 61 x 78.4 cm (24 x 30 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper; verso: pencil and watercolor sketch for arcade and lamp post.