DescriptionMAXFIELD PARRISH (American, 1870-1966)
Belles Lettres, preliminary drawing
Ink and pencil on paper
17 x 11 in.
Preliminary drawing for mailbox decoration, prior to 1935.
The finished work is pictured in an article on the artist, Parrish's Magical Blues, published in 1935.
Haggin Museum, Stockton, California, gift of the artist, 1958;
Bonhams & Butterfields, New York, American Paintings, May 24, 2006, lot 1113 (part).
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