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Historic Parrish home “The Oaks” for sale
The legendary and historic property that American artist Maxfield Parrish built starting in 1898 and where he received his inspiration for a number of his landscapes, is for sale. The main house was rebuilt in 1979 and offers the same spectacular 120 degree view of the Connecticut River valley, of distant meadows, and of the famous Mt. Ascutney in nearby Vermont which Parrish himself enjoyed for 68 years.
Please visit the eBay listings, under the category “Real Estate, Residential” to find detailed descriptions of this house, plus exterior and interior pictures.
ALMA GILBERT’S MOST IMPORTANT NEW PARRISH BOOK:
This is the cover of Alma Gilbert’s new book, “MAXFIELD PARRISH: THE SECRET LETTERS” which has just been released for publication as of April 2013.
This fascinating story is based on the discovery of a cache of 323 previously unknown hand-written love letters by Maxfield Parish to a young lady, who has never before been mentioned in the archives of the artist’s papers.
Please go to the “Books & Credits” section for further description and ordering information.
My goodness, but have we been active here at Alma Gilbert’s book publishing site.
We now have in print the second edition of her classic visualization of Parrish as a “The Mechanic Who Loved To Paint”. Soft cover. 91 pages. More than 85 color and B&W illustrations.
A new and revised second edition of Alma Gilbert’s fascinating description of the untold side of Maxfield Parrish’s mechanical abilities and of his love of machinery, containing 56 illustrations now in full color, plus new images of the restoration of the 1933 DuPont Mural panels. This new edition retains the transcription of the acclaimed oral interview with Parrish’s neighbor and lifelong friend Luther Kent, along with archival black and white illustrations of the historic interiors of the Parrish home, The Oaks, and the interiors of his famed machine shop.
To order a signed copy of the book, send a check or money order made out to Alma Gilbert Books for $20.00 plus $3.95 postage. California addresses require $1.80 additional for sales tax. Mail to 1536 W. 25th Street, Suite 448, San Pedro, CA 90732
ALMA GILBERT’S BACKGROUND AND CAREER:
Alma Gilbert is now (mostly) retired and lives in Southern California, enjoying lovely coastal vistas such as the one above. She actively continues writing, authenticating and consulting in all aspects of the career and paintings of Maxfield Parrish. She also handles private sales of major Parrish originals for her clients.
Her contact information remains the e-mail address: email@example.com