John Anansa Thomas Biggers (American, 1924–2001), Mother and Children, 1947, conte crayon and gouache on board. Museum purchase, Karl E. Weston Memorial Fund._x1200

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Art of the Month Club: Thayer Tolles

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American; 1858-1924), Summer Day, Salem, ca. 1915-18, oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast._x400

It was the best work-study job ever. After a year of washing dishes in Baxter (who could forget the flume?) and another cataloguing books in the math library, I spent junior and senior years working on the so-called Prendergast project, an ambitious effort…

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