Information about works by Charles and Maurice Prendergast, including oil and watercolor paintings, monotypes, drawings, and sculpture.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Last month, we digitized most of Charles and Maurice Prendergast’s sketchbooks.
Monday, May 21, 2012
We have a new feature on the Prendergast section of our online collection database and that is the “Prendergast Subject Browser”. We hope that you enjoy exploring the museum’s Prendergast collection, and that it expands your understanding of the locations, themes, and landscape features that relate to the works.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Charles Prendergast was a successful framemaker, and the museum has in its collection 67 of his hand-carved frames. As part of our digitization project, we are treating these frames like the decorative art objects that they are.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Through the process of unframing the Prendergast works so that the project staff can photograph the versos, many interesting stamps, inscriptions, sketches, and even paintings have reemerged.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A work by Charles Prendergast was featured in a show at the museum through April 22nd 2012, African Americans and the American Scene.