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ID: 500004193
 
Record Type: Person
Parrish, Maxfield (American painter and illustrator, 1870-1966)

Note: 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.

Names:
Parrish, Maxfield (preferred,V,index,LC,O)
Maxfield Parrish (V,display)
Parrish, F. Maxfield (V)
Parrish, Frederick Maxfield (V)
Parrish, Maxfield Frederick (V)
Maxfield Frederick Parrish (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
illustrator
designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Windsor (Windsor county, Vermont, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Parrish, Stephen  
..............  (American painter and etcher, 1846-1938) [500027508]
student of ....  Anshutz, Thomas Pollock  
..................  (American painter, 1851-1912) [500011734]
student of ....  Pyle, Howard  
..................  (American illustrator, 1853-1911) [500014115]
student of ....  Vonnoh, Robert William  
..................  (American painter, 1858-1933) [500030182]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Parrish, Maxfield (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and illustrator, 1870-1966) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American painter, 1870-1966) ..... [Grove Art]
(American painter, 1870-1966) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1870-1966) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1870-1968) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1870-1968) ..... [WCI]
(American painter, 1870-1966) ..... [PROV]
(American, 1870-1966) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American artist, 1870-) ..... [WCP]

Sources and Contributors:
Maxfield Frederick Parrish ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.....................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Maxfield Parrish ........ [PROV, VP]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Parrish, F. Maxfield ........ [VP, WCP Preferred]
.........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
Parrish, Frederick Maxfield ........ [VP]
.......................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 4 October 2006
Parrish, Maxfield ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79107926
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79107926 accessed 4 October 2006
Parrish, Maxfield Frederick ........ [Grove Art, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.......................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.......................................................  Witt Computer Index database
.......................................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Circle of Friends (1985) 96-99
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79107926 accessed 4 October 2006; accessed 4 October 2006
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Webster's New Biographical Dictionary (1988)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Who Was Who in America (1999) vol. III, p. 2528
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