Maxfield Parrish Letter and Book List
Scope and Contents
Collection contains Parrish letter sent from Windsor, Vermont, to Lucretia Vaile, Fine Arts Department, Denver, Colorado dated October 1, 1924 regarding Parrish's painting: Daybreak (1923); signed list "Books too Good to Miss" created by Denver Public Library and annotated and signed by Parrish.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Maxfield Parrish (July 25, 1870 -- March 30, 1966) was an American painter and illustrator active in the first half of the 20th century. He is known for his distinctive saturated hues and idealized neo-classical imagery.
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Maxfield Parrish, 1924, 1930.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Part of Children's Literature Collection
- Best books. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's libraries -- Colorado -- Denver -- Book lists. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States -- Archives. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Signatures (names) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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