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Sketchbook ("The Boston Water-Color Sketchbook")

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Inscription

Prendergast's brother Charles...was probably the one who inscribed the legend "Sketches By / Maurice Prendergast / 1899" in red inside the front cover, and decorated the binding

Provenance

Mrs. Charles G. Prendergast; gift to MFA Nov. 12, 1959

Credit Line

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

1897–98

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Matthews, Owens 1478

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.8 x 19.1 cm (7 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.957

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper 47 leaves

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors, Sketchbooks