Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish


Nationality: American

Birth Place: Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States)

American painter and illustrator Maxfield Parrish was one of the foremost illustrators of the 20th century, set apart by his unique style. He mastered effects of light and shade, employing a painstaking shading technique and luminous colors, particularly a bright blue. His famous painting "Daybreak," sold millions of copies as a print and has been used in print and television advertisements.


Maxfield Parrish Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966) Jason and His Teacher, Collier's magazine frontispiece and A Wonder Book and Tang...
Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966)Jason and His Teacher, Collier's magazine frontispiece and A Wonder Book and Tangl...
Lot 68154
Auction 5227
Monday, November 16, 2015
MAXFIELD PARRISH (American, 1870-1966) The Little Peach, 1902 Oil on stretched paper 21 x 14-3/4 inches (53.3 x 37.5
MAXFIELD PARRISH (American, 1870-1966)The Little Peach, 1902Oil on stretched paper21 x 14-3/4 inches (53.3 x 37.5 ...
Lot 68300
Auction 5198
Monday, November 17, 2014
MAXFIELD PARRISH (American 1870 - 1966) Poet's Dream, 1901 Created to illustrate John Milton's poem "L'Allegro"...
MAXFIELD PARRISH (American 1870 - 1966)Poet's Dream, 1901Created to illustrate John Milton's poem "L'Allegro" pu...
Lot 24042
Auction 638
Friday, November 10, 2006
Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966) Shabby Genteel Pencil on paper 16-1/4 x 5 inches (41.3 x 12.7 cm) (figure)
Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966)Shabby GenteelPencil on paper16-1/4 x 5 inches (41.3 x 12.7 cm) (figure)...
Lot 69202
Auction 5330
Friday, November 3, 2017
Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966) Contentment, preliminary drawing, 1928 Pencil on paper 13 x 7.75 in. Not sign
Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966)Contentment, preliminary drawing, 1928Pencil on paper13 x 7.75 in.Not sign...
Lot 71147
Auction 5291
Friday, May 12, 2017

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Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966) Urn Pencil on paper 6.5 x 4 in. (urn) Not signed ... (1)
Maxfield Parrish (American, 1870-1966) Urn Pencil on paper 6.5 x 4 in. (urn) Not signed ... (1)

Auction 5347
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
MAXFIELD PARRISH (American 1870 - 1966) King Cole Room study Pencil on paper 19 x 22 in. Not signed
MAXFIELD PARRISH (American 1870 - 1966)King Cole Room studyPencil on paper19 x 22 in.Not signed
Lot 87040
Auction 7005
Friday, March 13, 2009

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