"Original Illustration for The Red Cross"   Lot no. 3692

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By Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966)

1918 (Estimated)
each, 19 7/8 x 14 in.
Oil on Board
each upper panel, signed 'Maxfield Parrish/Windsor./Vermont.' (on the rever

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1 of a 4 part Illustration, Used as Promotional Posters

 

Exhibited:

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)).

 

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.


Other half of the original 4 panel illustration:   

https://www.illustratedgallery.com/artwork/original/3691/by-maxfield-parrish/

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