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Inscription

lower left in black ink over signature (in graphite?): Prendergast; lower left in brown ink: 1898; upper left verso in black crayon: St Marks / 150-; upper center verso boxed: 8; upper right verso in graphite, circled: D; lRv//in black crayon: 1898 / Venice 192

Provenance

from the artist in 1924 to his brother Charles Prendergast, Boston and New York (1863-1948); by inheritance in 1948 to his wife Eugenie Prendergast, New York and Westport (CT); gift to NGA, 1984

Exhibition History
1985
Landscape Drawings from the National Gallery’s Collection, Washington, D.C., 1985.
1986
Graphic Survey Show, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1986-1987.
1997
"Venice: From a State to a Myth", Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 1997, no. 123.
2006
The Poetry of Light: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006, repro., p. 26.
2014
La Poesia Della Luce: Disegni Veneziani dalla National Gallery of Art di Washington [The Poetry of Light: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Washington], Venezia, Museo Correr, 6 Dec. 2014-15 March 2015, no. 137
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 137.
Bibliography
1960
Maurice Prendergast: 1859-1924. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1960: 29, 84, no. 66.
1990
Clark, Carol, Nancy Mowll Mathews, and Gwendolyn Owens. Maurice Brazil Prendergast and Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné. Williamstown and Munich, 1990: 373-374, no. 676.
1997
Venice: From a State to a Myth. Exh. cat. San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, 1997: 292, 395-396, no. 123.
2014
La Poesia Della Luce: Disegni Veneziani dalla National Gallery of Art di Washington [The Poetry of Light: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Washington]. Exh. cat., Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, 2014: 366-367, no. 137.