Worlds of Enchantment: The Art of Maxfield Parrish

By: Parrish, Maxfield; Menges, Jeff A. [compiler]

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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.

Title: Worlds of Enchantment: The Art of Maxfield Parrish

Author/Composer: Parrish, Maxfield; Menges, Jeff A. [compiler]

Categories: Art & Photography,

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2010-02-18

ISBN Number: 0486473066

ISBN Number 13: 9780486473062

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 005075

Description: New paperback copy of Worlds of Enchantment: The Art of Maxfield Parrish. From the back cover: Maxfield Parrish enjoyed tremendous popularity throughout the early decades of the twentiety century. Selected from hundreds of the artist's images, this original collection spotlights his work from 1897 through the 1920s. Mineola NY: Dover Publishing, 2010. Original Dover publication. 96 pages, 11 x 8-3/8 inches, 28 cm. List price 14.95. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Publisher description: Maxfield Parrish enjoyed tremendous popularity throughout the early decades of the twentieth century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian magazine, deemed Parrish the comman man's Rembrandt. It is said that during the Depression, a Parrish illustration was displayed on the walls of one out of every four American homes. The artist's romantic, richly colored images of winsome maidens and faraway places continue to appeal to modern audiences. Selected from hundreds of the artist's images for books, magazines, and calendars, this original collection spotlights Parrish's work from 1897 through the 1920s. Illustrations include art from publications such as Century Magazine, Collier's, and Scribner's. Numerous advertisements include the famed Edison-Mazda Lamp series, along with ads for Jell-O, Ferry's Seeds, and Swift's Premium Ham. A wide selection of book illustrations comprises scenes from The Arabian Nights, Eugene Field's Poems of Childhood, Louise Saunders' The Knave of Hearts, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Tanglewood Tales, and other treasured works. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

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