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    Maxfield Parrish: 1917 Lithograph "The Rubaiyat". Printed for the Crane Candy Co. (the inventors of Life Savers) and given as a premium in each gift box of candy. One of Parrish's most popular images, it illustrates a familiar verse from the Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam: "A book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread - and Thou..." Beautifully framed. Sight size is 29.5" x 7.75". Excellent condition.

    More Information: One of the foremost illustrators of the 20th century, Maxfield Parrish is set apart by his unique style. He mastered effects of light and shade, employing a painstaking shading technique and luminous colors, particularly a bright blue. His famous painting "Daybreak," sold millions of copies as a print and has been used in print and television advertisements.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    24th Saturday
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