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Bastille Day (detail), 1892. Maurice Prendergast (American, 1858–1924). Monotype; 30.5 x 24.8 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of the Print Club of Cleveland 1954.337.

Bastille Day (detail), 1892. Maurice Prendergast (American, 1858–1924). Monotype; 30.5 x 24.8 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of the Print Club of Cleveland 1954.337.

Monotypes: Painterly Prints

Sunday, May 31–Sunday, October 11, 2015
Location:  101A–B Prints and Drawings
James and Hannah Bartlett Gallery

About The Exhibition

Monotypes were first made in the 17th century and later revived in the 1870s by Edgar Degas, a master of the technique. Introduced to America in 1880, the monotype was taken up by John Sloan and Maurice Prendergast. Works by these artists, as well as a 17th-century monotype by Anthonis Sallaert, will serve as highlights in this exhibition of the finest monotypes from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s collection.