Best known for colorful portraits of winsome maidens, Parrish created hundreds of images for books, magazines, and calendars. This original collection spotlights work from the 1890s through the 1920s, with magazine art and ads, including the famed Edison-Mazda Lamp series. Book illustrations include scenes from The Arabian Nights, The Knave of Hearts, and other treasured tales.
Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) exercised a powerful influence over the Golden Age of Illustration and the direction of American visual arts. Throughout his long and prolific career, Parrish found success in every field he explored, from book illustrations and advertising graphics to posters, prints, and calendar art.
Release date Australia
February 18th, 2010
Edited by Jeff A. Menges
Selected by Jeff A. Menges