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  • ISBN: 3791310739 (softcover ed., not available to the trade)
  • ISBN: 3791309668 (hardcover ed.)
  • Physical Description: 193 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: Munich : Prestel ; [1990]

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To accompany an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 31, 1990-Sept. 2, ... Read More
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) ... Read More
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Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- La Belle Epoque: ... Read More
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Admirers of the work of Maurice Prendergast will ... Read More
Subject: Prendergast, Maurice, 1858-1924. > Exhibitions.
Genre: Exhibition catalogs.
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020 . ‡a3791309668 (hardcover ed.)
1001 . ‡aMathews, Nancy Mowll. ‡0
24510. ‡aMaurice Prendergast / ‡cNancy Mowll Mathews
264 1. ‡aMunich : ‡bPrestel ; ‡aWilliamstown, Mass. : ‡bWilliams College Museum of Art ; ‡aNew York, NY, USA : ‡bDistributed in the USA and Canada by teNeues Pub. Co., ‡c[1990]
264 4. ‡c℗♭1990
300 . ‡a193 pages : ‡billustrations (some color) ; ‡c30 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
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500 . ‡aTo accompany an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 31, 1990-Sept. 2, 1990 and at other museums
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and indexes.
505 0. ‡aForeword -- Acknowledgements -- La Belle Epoque: observations of modern life -- Early Modernism: studies in color and form -- Personal vision: myth, fantasy, and the idyll -- Postscript: the monotypes -- Plates -- Chronology -- Selected bibliography -- Catalogue of works -- Indices.
520 . ‡aAdmirers of the work of Maurice Prendergast will welcome this richly illustrated monograph, the first in many years to present an overview of Prendergast's entire career. This volume interweaves a wealth of information on particular paintings (brought to light in the catalogue raisonné that Mathews recently co-authored) with the intriguing story of the life of the artist. Although Prendergast participated in many important modernist movements in America and was a key figure in such exhibitions as "The Eighth" and the Armory Show, he maintained a personal vision. This introduction to Prendergast's paintings, ideas, and affiliations creates a complex portrait, covering his early Impressionist street and beach scenes, painted primarily in watercolor (1894-1906); a middle phase of pointillist still lifes and loose, open brushwork, inspired by Cézanne and Matisse (1907-1913); and the colorful, more flattened figural paintings undertaken after the Armory Show confirmed his position as an artist fully cognizant of the European avant-garde. Throughout his career he was drawn to the newest styles and ideas and was among the first Americans to paint in a modern manner. -- ‡cbook jacket.
60010. ‡aPrendergast, Maurice, ‡d1858-1924. ‡0 ‡vExhibitions. ‡0
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7102 . ‡aWilliams College. ‡bMuseum of Art. ‡0
7102 . ‡aWhitney Museum of American Art. ‡0
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