Prometheus

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: Prometheus
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1919
Medium: Oil on panel
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Project: General Electric Mazda Lamp Calendar, 1920.

General Electric Mazda Lamp Calendar, 1920.

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Spirit of Night

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: Spirit of Night
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1919
Medium: Oil on panel
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Project: General Electric Mazda Lamp Calendar, 1919.

General Electric Mazda Lamp Calendar, 1919 with the following inscription:

And even the Spirit of the Night,
Lured from her far and dusky halls,
Follows the gleam that falls
Across her throne,
And comes to wonder and admire
How man has conquered light and fire
And made their radiance his own.

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Garden of Allah

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: Garden of Allah
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1918
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Model: Susan Lewin
Project: Decoration for 1918 Crane’s Chocolates candy box cover

Decoration for 1918 gift boxes of Crane’s Chocolates; issued as a reproduction by House of Art, 1918

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Cleopatra

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: Cleopatra
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1917
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Project: Decoration for 1917 Crane’s Chocolates candy box cover.

Decoration for 1917 gift boxes of Crane’s Chocolates.

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Le Parfum

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: Le Parfum
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1917
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Project: Advertisement for Djer-Kiss Cosmetics

Advertisement for Djer-Kiss Cosmetics which appeared in Ladies’ Home Journal, April 1918.

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Cinderella, aka Enchantment

February 3rd, 2008 by Tina
Name: Cinderella, aka Enchantment
Artist: Maxfield Parrish
Year: 1914
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Project: Hearst’s Magazine

Initial title: Cinderella. Originally painted for Hearst’s Magazine, instead used as a cover for Harper’s Bazaar, March 1914. Later retitled Enchantment for the 1926 General Electric Mazda Lamp Calendar.

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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″
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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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