July 25 Birthday – Maxfield Parrish, MAXFIELD PARRISH: PAINTER OF MAGICAL MAKE-BELIEVE

Maxfield Parrish, painter
July 25, 1870-March 30,1966

Maxfield Parrish: Painter of Magical Make-Believe by Lois V. Harold (Pelican Publishing Co., 2011)

The life story of Maxfield Parrish who was known for his imagination, style, and use of color. Maxfield helped develop the future of visual arts in the United States. A model for future generations, Parrish brought his daydreams to life and created posters, calendars, murals, ads, illustrations, and paintings. Named as one of the three most popular print artists in the 1920s, his work was enjoyed by millions and still hangs in collections around the nation.