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Maxfield Parrish loved super acceptance through the early many years of the 20th century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian journal, deemed Parrish the comman man's Rembrandt. it really is acknowledged that in the melancholy, a Parrish representation was once displayed at the partitions of 1 out of each 4 American houses. The artist's romantic, richly coloured photographs of winsome maidens and far flung areas proceed to Read more...

summary: Maxfield Parrish loved great reputation through the early many years of the 20th century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian journal, deemed Parrish the comman man's Rembrandt. it truly is acknowledged that in the melancholy, a Parrish representation used to be displayed at the partitions of 1 out of each 4 American houses. The artist's romantic, richly coloured photographs of winsome maidens and remote areas proceed to entice glossy audiences. chosen from countless numbers of the artist's photos for books, magazines, and calendars, this unique assortment spotlights Parrish's paintings from 1897 during the Nineteen Twenties. Illustrations comprise paintings from guides corresponding to Century journal, Collier's, and Scribner's. various ads contain the famed Edison-Mazda Lamp sequence, besides advertisements for Jell-O, Ferry's Seeds, and Swift's top class Ham. a big variety of ebook illustrations includes scenes from The Arabian Nights, Eugene Field's Poems of formative years, Louise Saunders' The Knave of Hearts, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Tanglewood stories, and different valuable works

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II. Title. III. Title: Art of Maxfield Parrish. com CONTENTS Introduction List of Plates Plate 1 Plate 2 Plate 3 Plate 4 Plate 5 Plate 6 Plate 7 Plate 8 Plate 9 Plate 10 Plate 11 Plate 12 Plate 13 Plate 14 Plate 15 Plate 16 Plate 17 Plate 18 Plate 19 Plate 20 Plate 21 Plate 22 Plate 23 Plate 24 Plate 25 Plate 26 Plate 27 Plate 28 Plate 29 Plate 30 Plate 31 Plate 32 Plate 33 Plate 34 Plate 35 Plate 36 Plate 37 Plate 38 Plate 39 Plate 40 Plate 41 Plate 42 Plate 43 Plate 44 Plate 45 Plate 46 Plate 47 Plate 48 Plate 49 Plate 50 Plate 51 Plate 52 Plate 53 Plate 54 Plate 55 Plate 56 Plate 57 Plate 58 Plate 59 Plate 60 Plate 61 Plate 62 Plate 63 Plate 64 Plate 65 Plate 66 Plate 67 Plate 68 Plate 69 Plate 70 Plate 71 Plate 72 Plate 73 Plate 74 Plate 75 Plate 76 Plate 77 Plate 78 Plate 79 Plate 80 Plate 81 Plate 82 Plate 83 Plate 84 Barrow with Vegetables, The Knave of Hearts, 1925 INTRODUCTION Maxfield Parrish stands some distance apart from his contemporary illustrators of the twentieth century.

Cover Scribner’s Magazine, October 1899 PLATE 6. It was easy . . to transport yourself in a trice to the heart of a tropical forest “Sawdust and Sin,” The Golden Age, 1900 PLATE 7. They introduced among them rum, gin, and brandy, and the other comforts of life Knickerbocker’s History of New York, 1900 PLATE 8. Concerning witchcraft superstitions Knickerbocker’s History of New York, 1900 PLATE 9. Cover Success magazine, December 1901 PLATE 10. Poet’s Dream (for John Milton’s “L’Allegro”) Century Magazine, December 1901 PLATE 11.

Cover, “The Sleeping Beauty,” November 1912 THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1912–1915 56. Mural panel 57. Mural panel EDISON MAZDA LAMPS CALENDAR 58. Cinderella aka Enchantment, 1926 FLORENTINE FETE 59. Mural, 1916 EDISON MAZDA LAMPS CALENDAR 60. And the Night Is Fled, 1918 HOUSE OF ART 61. Print, “Garden of Allah,” 1918 SWIFT’S PREMIUM 62. Jack Sprat, Swift’s Premium Ham Advertisement, 1919 EDISON MAZDA LAMPS CALENDAR 63. Spirit of the Night, 1919 64. Prometheus, 1920 65. Egypt, 1922 FERRY’S SEEDS 66.

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