Maurice Brazil Prendergast

(American, 1858–1924)

bayside marblehead by maurice brazil prendergast

Maurice Brazil Prendergast

Bayside Marblehead

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Biography

Timeline

1868 - 1872
Attends public school in Boston; leaves at age fourteen to earn money working at a dry-goods store
1891 - 1894
Maurice works in Paris and on the Normandy coast
1896 - 1897
Shows watercolors in group exhibitions at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1896, and the Art Institute of Chicago, 1897
1898 - 1899
Travels to Italy: Padua, Florence, Siena, Assisi, Orvieto, Rome, Naples, and Capri; stays mostly in Venice; returns to Boston via Berlin and London
1900 - 1901
Solo exhibition at William Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1900; wins bronze medal for a painting exhibited at Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo
1903 - 1904
Rents his own studio in Boston; exhibits paintings at the National Arts Club, New York, with George Luks, Robert Henri, William Glackens, John Sloan and Arthur B. Davies
1911 - 1912
Visits Charles in Capri, stopping en route to Venice, Rome, Florence; sails from Genoa via Palermo; appointed to foreign and American selection committees for the Armory Show; elected member of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors
1858
Born October 10th in St John’s, Newfoundland
1863
Maurice’s brother, Charles, born May 27th (Charles also becomes established artist)
1868
Prendergast family moves to Boston, Massachusetts