(1863 - 1948)
Charles E. Prendergast was active/lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut. Charles Prendergast is known for figure, etcher, sculptor, craftsman.
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Charles E. Prendergast (1863-1948), born in St. John's, Newfoundland, was the younger brother of the better known artist, Maurice Prendergast (1858-1924; member of "The Eight" with Robert Henri, Everett Shinn, et al). The brothers lived and worked together in Massachusetts until they moved to New York City in 1914.
Charles Prendergast was both a craftsman and artist, who originally made his reputation as a frame and furniture maker in an Arts and Crafts style. Because of the financial success of the craft aspect of his work, Charles was often able to help his older brother monetarily.
He made frames inspired by Renaissance designs that were simply carved and finished with gilt and raw gesso. By 1912 he was painting gesso pane
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