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MAXFIELD PARRISH

Ludwig, Coy

ISBN 10: 0823038971 / ISBN 13: 9780823038978
Published by Watson-Guptill, 1973
Condition: Good Hardcover
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223pp Illus Flaps of d/j are glued down; tape marks on endpapers. Bookseller Inventory # 29951

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Title: MAXFIELD PARRISH

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Parrish, Maxfield

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

We are pleased to bring this classic work back into print. 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 In addition, there is a lengthy excerpt from an unpublished manuscript by Maxfield Parrish, Jr., explaining step-by-step his father's glazing technique and use of photography in his work. This definitive study also contains numerous revealing excerpts from Parrish's unpublished correspondence with family, friends, and clients.

About the Author:

Coy Ludwig is an Assistant Professor of Art at the State University of New York in Oswego.

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