Maurice Brazil and Charles Prendergast sketchbooks

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.prenmaus
Creators:
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924
Prendergast, Charles, 1863-1948
Dates:
[ca. 1887-1940]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
95 v. and 14 p. (on 6 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
TOTAL: Eighty-four sketchbooks, a facsimile sketchbook, and 14 sketchbook pages by Maurice Brazil Prendergast; and 11 sketchbooks, by Charles E. Prendergast.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3583 (frames 1-272): Four v. by Maurice: "The Dells," "Rockport," "Italian," and "1905."
Scope and Contents
REEL 3583 (frames 276-747): 5 v. and 14 p. from a sketchbook by Maurice; and 6 v. by Charles.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3583 (frames 748-797): 1 v. by Maurice, "Portsmouth," containing 50 pencil sketches.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3583 (fr. 798-1128) and 3584 - 3588: 74 v. and one facsimile v. by Maurice; and 5 v. by Charles.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Maurice: Painter, watercolorist, illustrator, graphic artist; New York, N.Y. and Boston, Mass. His brother Charles was a sculptor, painter and writer.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3583-3588 available at Archives of American Art offices, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Williams College Museum of Art, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Sketchbooks, reel 3583 (fr. 1-272): Originals in the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Existence and Location of Originals
Sketchbooks, reel 3583 (fr. 276-747): Originals in Williams College Museum of Art.
Existence and Location of Originals
Sketchbook, reel 3583 (fr. 748-797): Original in the Wadsworth Atheneum.
Existence and Location of Originals
Sketchbooks, reels 3583 (fr. 798-1128) and 3584 - 3588: Originals in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Dept. of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
All items lent for microfilming 1985 by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Williams College, Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Wadsworth Atheneum. They had been brought together for an exhibition at Williams College Museum of Art.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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