MAXFIELD PARRISH (American, 1870-1966)
    Christmas Eve, illustration of poem by Ednah Proctor Clarke, 1898
    Pen, ink, and lithographic crayon on paper
    17.25 x 11.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    La Galeria, California and New Hampshire (letter verso);
    The Oaks, Maxfield Parrish Museum, New Hampshire, June 1982-October 1982 (label verso);
    Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco (label verso);
    Swanson Art Galleries, Ltd., San Francisco (label verso);
    Vose Galleries, Boston (label verso);
    Judy Goffman Fine Art, New York, "Maxfield Parrish: Fantasy and Romance," February 1-April 29, 1989 (label verso).

    Century Magazine, December 1898, illus.;
    R. Gomes, Black and White: Being the Early Illustrations of Maxfield Parrish, Brooklyn, 1982, illus.

    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Slight toning in background border; minor scattered accretions; otherwise very good condition; not examined outside of frame; frame dimensions:  26 x 20.5 in.

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