The Errant Pan

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: The Errant Pan
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1910
Medium: Oil on cavas
Size: 40″ x 30″
Model:
Project: Frontispiece for Scribner’s Magazine; “The Errant Pan” by George T. Marsh, August 1910.

Pan sits on a rock alongside a small waterfall playing his flute.

Frontispiece for Scribner’s Magazine; “The Errant Pan” by George T. Marsh, August 1910

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Land of Make Believe

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: Land of Make Believe
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1905
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 40″ x 33″
Model:
Project: Frontispiece in color for Scribner’s Magazine’s “Make-Believe” by Rosamund Marriott Watson, August 1912

Frontispiece for Scribner’s Magazine’s “Make-Believe” by Rosamund Marriott Watson, August

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October

February 2nd, 2008 by Tina
Name: October
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1897
Medium:
Size: 25″ x 17 1/2″
Model: Lydia Austin (later Mrs. Parrish)
Purpose: Scribner’s magazine cover competition

A girl in a flowing toga-like garb sits holding a lap full of grapes and other fruit. Behind her trees frame a round setting sun.

Parrish painted October and submitted it to a competition held by Scribner’s for their May and August 1898 covers. Parrish was one of about 20 artists asked to compete. Finally published on the cover of Scribner’s Magazine, October 1900.

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