On the Beach, No. 3

On the Beach, No. 3

c. 1915–18

Maurice Prendergast

(American, 1858–1924)

Oil on canvas

Framed: 81 x 103 x 6.5 cm (31 7/8 x 40 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.); Unframed: 66 x 85.1 cm (26 x 33 1/2 in.)

Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 1926.1653

Did you know?

Three modes of transportation appear in this composition: a ship, horse, and donkey cart.


Prendergast developed a distinctive painting style featuring rounded patches of thickly applied color. Like many of his works, On the Beach, No. 3 visually approximates a densely woven tapestry.

See also
American - Painting
Type of artwork: 
Oil on canvas

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