Maurice Prendergast (1859-1924) was an American painter who created a decorative watercolour style, using small translucent pools of colour, inspired by the Impressionists.
He studied in Paris in the 1890s and was influenced by the Nahis painters (followers of Gaugin) Bonnard and Vuillard. Umbrellas in the Rain, Venice in 1899 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts) is typical.
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Maurice Prendergast was an American Post-Impressionist artist.