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Umbrellas in the Rain

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Inscription

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.

Provenance

Comtesse de Bellele; to Wildenstein (New York); Victor D. Spark (1898-1991, New York); from whom purchased by MFA, February 12, 1959.

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

1899

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Matthews, Owens 0698

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

59.57

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper; verso: pencil and watercolor sketch for arcade and lamp post.

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Classifications

Watercolors