Prendergast, Maurice Basil (1858-1924)
Prendergast, Maurice Basil (October 10, 1858 - February 1, 1924). American impressionist painter who worked in oil and watercolor. Technically, he was a member of the "Big Eight", but the delicacy of his compositions and the mosaic work has nothing to do with the philosophy of the group. Prendergast was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada October 10, 1858. Maurice studied in Paris in the atelier Kolarossi and the Academy Julian. In the absence of his father, an international trader, the family moved to Boston. There, the young Maurice had a high commercial success as a painter and, above all because of the use of bright colors in his works, which is ideal for interiors. Maurice remained throughout their lives single. It is closely tied with his brother Charles, who was successful bagetchikom. During one of his first trips to Paris, he met the Canadian artist James Morris, who introduced him to English avant-garde art of Walter Sikerta, Berdsleya, Aubrey Vincent and James McNeill Whistler. These artists have influenced the creativity and style of Maurice. Later, he met Bonnard, and finally moved to the camp post. He developed his unique style - bold contrasting colors and flat shape, rhythmically organized into a coherent whole. His paintings have been aptly described as a tapestry, reminiscent of the mosaic. A trip to Venice in 1898, after the acquaintance with the work of Vittori Viadzhio exposes his beautiful style of some of the changes, the picture began to be even more complex rhythmic series. Prender usually draw holidaymakers people. At the Armory Show in 1913, he exhibited seven works that have defined his stylistic maturity. While he mostly worked with watercolor, in his paintings, he has become increasingly used oil. In the period from 1891 to 1902 Maurice at his paintings created a great number of cities.※ 구글번역기를 통한 번역으로 오역이 있을 수 있으니 참고 하시기 바랍니다.