"Original Illustration for The Red Cross"   Lot no. 3691

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By Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966)

1918 (Estimated)
19 7/8" x 14" Each Panel
Oil on Board
Signed

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1 of a 4 Part Illustration used as a promotional poster

Poster for The Red Cross—Watching for Submarines and Distributing Food: A Four-Panel Work
each upper panel, signed 'Maxfield Parrish/Windsor./Vermont.' (on the reverse); each lower panel, signed 'Maxfield Parrish' (lower right)

Literature:

A.E. Gallatin, Art and the Great War, New York, 1919, n.p., illustrated.

"Brief Mention of New Books," The Bookman, vol. L, no. 6, February 1920, p. ii.

C. Ludwig, Maxfield Parrish, New York, 1973, pp. 111, 114, 213, fig. 82, illustrated (as Untitled Poster for Red Cross).

M.S. Sweeney, Maxfield Parrish Prints, Dublin, New Hampshire, 1974, p. 26.

P. Rice, Classical America IV, New York, 1977, p. 224, illustrated.

A.G. Smith, Maxfield Parrish: Master of Make-Believe, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 2005, p. 75.


EXHIBITIONS

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum, Maxfield Parrish: Master of Make-Believe, June 1-September 2, 1974, p. 33, nos. 62-63 (as Red Cross - World War I (Untitled Poster Design)).

 

Other half of the original four panel illustration:

https://www.illustratedgallery.com/artwork/original/3692/by-maxfield-parrish/

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