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    Maxfield Parrish: Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater Color Print, 1918, Advertising Ferry's Seeds, 20" x 27.75", reading, "Peter Peter pumpkin eater / Had a wife and couldn't keep her / He put her in a pumpkin shell / And there he kept her very well / Use Ferry's Seeds." Framed to an overall size of 22.75" x 30.5". Toning with some soiling and moderate dampstaining. With creases and some wrinkling. Bold colors.

    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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