Tag: Maxfield Parrish


Yesterday’s Quote of the Day and This Day in History posts both featured Maxfield Parrish, and they sparked some interest in a few of my readers. I dug this post out of the archives to shine a bit more light on this artistic legend.

There seem to be magic days once in a while, with some rare quality of light that hold a body spellbound: In sub-zero weather there will be a burst of unbelievable color when the mountain turns a deep purple, a thing it refuses to do in summer. Then comes the hard part: how to plan a picture so as to give to others what has happened to you.
—Maxfield Parrish

March 30, 1966 — Known for his distinctive saturated hues and idealized

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