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    Maxfield Parrish: Mary, Mary Quite Contrary Print, 1921, Advertising Ferry's Seeds, 20.5" x 27.75", featuring Parrish's trademark luminous elements and reading, "Mary Mary quite contrary / How does your garden grow? / Plant / Ferry's Seeds." Handsomely framed to an overall size of 24.25" x 31.5". Two repaired tears, one in lower margin and the other along left edge. Minor scuffing.

    Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) is one of the foremost illustrators of the twentieth century, 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.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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