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Maurice Brazil Prendergast
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Walter Richard Sickert
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The exhibition will consist of 25 American, British , French, and Mexican works of art, most of which come from private collections and have not been seen for at least 40 years.

Featured is L’Avocat (Avocat plaidant), a remarkable watercolor and gouache by the celebrated Honoré Daumier (1808-1879).

British works include watercolors by such masters of the medium as Francis Towne (1739/40-1816); Peter de Wint (1784-1849); Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827); John Sell Cotman (1782 – 1842); David Cox (1783 – 1857); David Roberts (1796 – 1864); John Varley (1772 – 1842); and Cornelius Varley (1781- 1873).

Modern British art is represented by two extraordinary drawings by Walter Richard Sickert (1860 – 1942); a gouache by Gwen John (1876 – 1939); Helen Anrep in Duncan Grant’s Studio, a painting by Bloomsbury artist Vanessa Bell (1879 – 1961); and pottery by Quentin Bell (1910 – 1996).

Works by American artists include watercolors by Theodore Robinson (1852 – 1896); and the modernists Maurice Prendergast (1858-1924); Charles Prendergast (1863-1948); and John Marin (1870-1953); and paintings by William Glackens (1870 – 1938); and Albert York (1928 – 2009).

The Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo (1899 – 1991) is represented by the 1926 watercolor Two Children.

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