Landscape with Figures, ca. 1918-1923

  • Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American, 1858-1924

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 29 3/4 × 43 inches (75.6 × 109.2 cm)
  • 36 1/2 × 49 3/4 × 2 7/8 inches (92.7 × 126.4 × 7.3 cm)

Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.

24.30

Signed, lower left center, in green paint: Prendergast

until 1924, Maurice Prendergast

1924, his brother, Charles Prendergast

1924, Daniel Gallery

1924, purchased by Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.

1924-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Burroughs, Clyde H. “Painting by Maurice Brazil Prendergast.” Bulletin of the DIA 6 (October 1924-May 1925): pp. 3, 6. Valentiner, W.R. and Clyde H. Burroughs, eds. A Guide to the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts of the City of Detroit. Detroit, 1927, p. 82 (ill.). Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts of the City of Detroit. Detroit, 1930, no. 360 (ill.). Richardson, E.P. Twentieth Century Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1936, p. 11 (ill.). The More Important Paintings and Sculptures at the Detroit Institute of Arts of the City of Detroit: Illustrated. Detroit, 1937, p. 210 (ill.). Richardson, E.P. The Way of Western Art 1776-1914. Cambridge, MA, 1939, p. 171 (ill.). Catalogue of Paintings, 2nd ed. Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1944, p. 104, no. 360. Richardson, Edgar Preston. Twentieth Century Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1947, p. 13 (ill.). Pach, Walter. The Art Museum in America. New York, 1948, p. 251. Rhys, Hedley Howell. “Maurice Prendergast: The Sources and Development of his Style.” Ph.D. diss., Harvard University. Cambridge, MA, 1952, p. 160. Peterson, Martin E. “When Modern Art Came to San Diego.” Modern American Painting, 1915: Bellows, Dubois, Glackens, Hassam, Henri, Lawson, Prendergast, Luks, Sharp, Sloan, Sprinchorn. San Diego, 1962, p. 19 (ill.). Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: A Checklist of Paintings Acquired Before June 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 88. Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: A Checklist of Paintings Acquired Before January 1964. Detroit, 1966, p. 92. Treasures from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, p. 276 (ill.). Clark, Carol; Mathews, Nancy Mowll; and Owens, Gwendolyn. Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné. Williamstown, MA, 1990.

Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Landscape with Figures, ca. 1918-1923, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr., 24.30.