Color monotype, with touches of graphite and added color, signed in pen on the reverse and inscribed by the artist's brother, Charles, 'First color print made by Maurice Prendergast', also signed indistinctly in pencil on the front, on laid paper, in good condition (discolored on the verso)
Literature: Clark/Mathews/Owens: Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Charles Prendergast: A Catalogue Raisonné, Williams College Museum of Art, 1990, Williamstown, MA, no. 1563, illustrated.
The artist to Charles Prendergast, 1924
M.D.C. Crawford by 1945 (acquired from the above)
Morris Crawford, Jr. (anonymous sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Nov. 14, 1979, lot 488)
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
This is one of two subjects identified by Charles Prendergast as Maurice Prendergast's first monotype; the other is Esplanade [cat. no. 1564].