Moonlight by Maxfield Parrish
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Maxfield Parrish - Daybreak (1922) (detail) used blue under painting and series of transparent, very thin glazes instead of mixing color, he layered them. Looking through color instead of at them. Was inspired by Rembrandt.
Maxfield Parrish | Golden Age Illustrator
Maxfield Parrish [1870-1966] deeply committed to the democratization of art, was probably the most popular artist of the twentieth century in the United States after Norman Rockwell link. Like many American artists, including Winslow Homer link, Parrish began his artistic career as an illustrator and became prominent through the publication of his work in popular magazines, such as Harper’s Weekly, Scribner’s, Ladies’ Home Journal, Life..