|Who painted this? #38|
(click the painting to see a larger version)
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- use your brains not software to find the answer
- search using words only on a database of images
- leave your answer as a comment on this blog
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Who Painted This #37 - The Answer
|Sunlight on the Piazzetta by Maurice Prendergast|
- Title of the artwork: Sunlight on the Piazzetta
- Name of the artist who created this artwork: Maurice Brazil Prendergast, American (born in Canada), 1858–1924
- Date it was created: 1898–99
- Media used: Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper, 31.4 x 52.4 cm (12 3/8 x 20 5/8 in.)
- Where it lives now: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- Wikimedia Commons which have a good selection - I love his observations of people moving around town
- the website for an exhibition at Bedoin College - Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea - which is on right now (it runs until 13 October 2013)
- this website which states it has copies of all his works - Maurice Prendergast - The Complete Works
Who guessed correct?
I'm amazed at all the different routes people used to get to the right answer! Others who also got it right - in order - are:
Who painted this? - at the the top of the Page. Since of the requirements is to say how you found it, you can see the various ways people get to the answer.
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