Maxfield Parrish (American 1870-1966)

Maxfield Parrish

American Maxfield Parrish has a color of cobalt blue named after him. He was a painter and illustrator from the Art Deco Era. He painted storytales and advertizements for Harpers Bazaar and companies like Edison Mazda.  He almost always painted a landscape in his paintings even if they were tiny and through a window. Towards the end of his life he started doing versions of his figurative work without the person.

Primitive Man
Dinky Bird

Moonlight - With figure painted out
Maxfield with Painting

Maxfield Parrish Quote: “There are countless artists whose shoes I am not worthy to polish – whose prints would not pay the printer. The question of judgment is a puzzling one. “