Shown below are the Maxfield Parrish paintings which we currently have for sale as of November 2013. Brief descriptions, dates, and background information follow the pictures. You may click on each icon for an enlarged view.
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1. Study for Comic Policeman, Foot on Stirrup. c. 1910. Size: 5 1/2” x3 7/8″. Media: Brown paper, crayon and watercolor. PRICE UPON REQUEST.
2. Cutout for Prince Codadad’s Pirate Ship. 1906. Size: 19 1/2″ x 12 1/4″. Media: Brown paper and pencil cutout done in preparation for the finished work owned by the Detroit Art Museum. (SOLD)
3. What They Talked About. 1899. Size: 14″ x 10″. Media: Three pen and ink finished drawings which are the originals for three of the thirteen tailpieces used for the book: Golden Age by Kenneth Grahame, published in 1899. PRICE UPON REQUEST.
4. Study for Swiftwater/Misty Morn. 1953. Size: 7 1/2″ x 5″. Media: Oil on board. PRICE UPON REQUEST.
5. Lady Violetta Examining the Tarts. 1923. Size 19 1/4″x 14 3/4″. Oil on board. Illustration for the famous book by Louise Saunders: Knave of Hearts. Published in 1923. PRICE UPON REQUEST.
6. Dreaming/October. 1928. Size: 32″ x 50″. Media: Oil on board. Extremely famous and rare work, the only one in existence that graphically shows how the artist painted. It was done originally for the House of Art as “Dreaming”. Parrish decided to change it into an ode for October and was working on it when he died. From the former collection of Whoopi Goldberg. PRICE UPON REQUEST.