Maxfield Parrish

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 1973 - Art - 223 pages
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From the Publisher: A compendium of the life and work of Maxfield Parrish, it is an essential part of a Parrish library. For the collector, the publisher has included a value guide to some of the products that bear Parrish images. Examples of Parrish's most famous book illustrations are shown, including selections from Mother Goose in Prose and the Arabian Nights. Also included are his famous magazine covers-from Life, Collier's, Harper's Weekly, etc., as well as all the landscapes that he painted for Brown and Bigelow, who reproduced them as calendars every year from 1936 to 1963. One of the highlights of the book is the chapter on Parrish's technique, examining in depth his materials, favorite methods, and unique way of painting. In addition, there is a lengthy excerpt from an unpublished manuscript by Maxfield Parrish, Jr., explaining step-by-step his father's glazing technique and use of photography in his work. This definitive study also contains numerous revealing excerpts from Parrish's unpublished correspondence with family, friends, and clients.

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User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

Short on biographical info - pics are lovely although the color is often wrong Read full review

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User Review  - Keith Bowden - Goodreads

Anything collecting Maxfield Parrish's work is superb, but this is THE book. Read full review

Contents

Chronology
7
Book Illustrations
25
The Reluctant Dragon
29
Copyright

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