This watercolor was painted in Saint-Malo, a medieval French coastal city in northwestern Brittany, that had become a popular summer resort town. Prendergast visited Saint-Malo twice, first in 1907 and again in 1909.


  • Title: On the Beach
  • Creator: Maurice Prendergast
  • Creator Lifespan: 1858/1924
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Creator Gender: male
  • Date Created: circa 1907-1909
  • Physical Dimensions: w21.5 x h14.5 in
  • Type: Works on Paper
  • Rights: Acquired 1926, Public Domain
  • Medium: Watercolor and pencil on paper

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