Sunday, August 16, 2015

Luxembourg Gardens - Maurice Pendergrast 1858-1924



Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American artist, 1861-1924) 1907 In the Luxembourg Gardens

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1858-1924) was an American Post-Impressionist artist who worked mostly in watercolor, & monotype. He is known for the delicacy of his compositions & mosaic-like beauty of his style.  Prendergast painted leisurely scenes set on beaches & in parks with boldly contrasting, bright jewel colors, & pattern forms rhythmically arranged on canvas.


Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American artist, 1861-1924) 1907c Luxembourg Gardens

The Jardin du Luxembourg, or the Luxembourg Gardens, is the 2nd largest public park in Paris, France. The park is the garden of the French Senate, housed in the Luxembourg Palace.


Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American artist, 1861-1924) 1907c In Luxembourg Gardens


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