Children at Play
Maurice Brazil Prendergast
Prendergast’s printmaking was limited to monotypes. Produced between 1891 and 1902, these prints are very similar in style and subject to his oils and watercolors of the same time, though often executed with less detail. The monotype process is, in fact, very much like a painting on paper: a single impression is made from an image drawn or painted on an unworked printing plate.
Monotype with colored inks on wove paper
sheet: 10 9/16 x 14 13/16 in. (26.8 x 37.6 cm)
image: 7 5/16 x 11 7/16 in. (18.6 x 29.1 cm) (show scale)
Signed lower right, in plate: "Prendergast"
A. Augustus Healy Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund
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Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American, 1858-1924). Children at Play, ca. 1895-1897. Monotype with colored inks on wove paper, sheet: 10 9/16 x 14 13/16 in. (26.8 x 37.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund and Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 46.66 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 46.66_transpc001.jpg)
overall, 46.66_transpc001.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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