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Worlds of Enchantment: The Art of Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish

Published February 18th 2010
ISBN : 9780486473062
Paperback
96 pages
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 About the Book 

Maxfield Parrish enjoyed tremendous popularity throughout the early decades of the twentieth century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian magazine, deemed Parrish the comman mans Rembrandt.Its said that during the Depression, a ParrishMoreMaxfield Parrish enjoyed tremendous popularity throughout the early decades of the twentieth century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian magazine, deemed Parrish the comman mans Rembrandt. Its said that during the Depression, a Parrish illustration was displayed on the walls of one out of every four American homes. The artists romantic, richly colored images of winsome maidens and faraway places continue to appeal to modern audiences.Selected from hundreds of the artists images for books, magazines, and calendars, this original collection spotlights Parrishs work from 1897 through the 1920s. Illustrations include art from publications such as Century Magazine, Colliers, and Scribners. Numerous advertisements include the famed Edison-Mazda Lamp series, along with ads for Jell-O, Ferrys Seeds, and Swifts Premium Ham. A wide selection of book illustrations comprises scenes from The Arabian Nights, Eugene Fields Poems of Childhood, Louise Saunders The Knave of Hearts, Nathaniel Hawthornes Tanglewood Tales, and other treasured works