Art: Bostonians at Andover

Last fortnight prepscholars scuffing the first fallen elm leaves around Andover, Mass, held an enviable artistic privilege— or so thought William Germain Dooley, art critic of the immortal Boston Evening Transcript. Just opened at Andover's starchy, Georgian, richly-endowed Addison Gallery of American Art was the first comprehensive exhibition in New England of paintings by the late Maurice Prendergast and his brother, Charles, now 70. The Prendergasts were Boston boys whom Boston never bothered to honor. But since Impressionist Maurice has been dead for 14 years with an international reputation, home-town honors seemed...

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