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Maxfield Parrish letters, 1909-1912

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Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt
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4 items (on a partial microfilm reel)
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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Four letters from Parrish to Mr. Coates discuss Parrish's work and Mr. Coates' purchase of CIRCE and his desire for a companion piece (1909-1912).
Maxfield Parrish letters, 1909-1912. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Microfilm reel 4391 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter and illustrator; Cornish, New Hampshire. The son of painter Stephen Parrish, Maxfield attended Haverford College (1888-1891) and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1892-1894). He also studied under Howard Pyle at Drexel Institute. Parrish had a studio in Philadelphia until 1898, when he moved to "The Oaks" in Cornish, New Hampshire, where he produced illustrations for magazines and books and later worked on landscape murals.
Donated 1975 by Mrs. George Feeney.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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The Art Market
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Archives of American Art

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