History And Context


This watercolor was painted in Saint-Malo, a medieval French coastal city in northwestern Brittany, that had become a popular summer resort town. Prendergast visited Saint-Malo twice, first in 1907 and again in 1909.

More Works by Maurice Prendergast In the Collection


Revere Beach No. 2
Maurice Prendergast
between 1917 and 1918
Ponte della Paglia
Maurice Prendergast
ca. 1898/reworked 1922
Landscape Near Nahant
Maurice Prendergast
ca. 1908-ca. 1912

Fantasy
Maurice Prendergast
ca. 1917
Pincian Hill, Rome
Maurice Prendergast
1898