Stephen Parrish (1846 - 1938)

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: Died
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About Stephen Parrish

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Parrish

FATHER OF ARTIST MAXFIELD PARRISH

ARTIST

FROM THE TWENTIETH CENTURY BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY:

PARRISH, Stephen, artist, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 9, 1846; son of Dillwyn and Susanna (Maxfield) Parrish; grandson of Dr. Joseph and Susanna (Cox) Parrish, and a descendant of Capt. Edward Parrish (1600-1672), the immigrant. He followed mercantile pursuits until 1876, when he began the study of art. In 1878-79 he exhibited paintings at the Pennsylvania academy, Philadelphia, and at the National Academy of Design, New York city, took up etching, and produced his first plate in 1879. He also exhibited in London, Vienna, Paris and in Germany, and was elected a member of the New York Etching club and of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers of London. His paintings include: November (1880); In Winter Quarters (1884); Low Tide (1885); On the Rance, Brittany (1886); The Road to Perry's Peak. Among his etchings are: Northern Moorland (1882); Low Tide, Bay of Fundy (1882); Coast of New Brunswick (1884); Winter Evening, Windsor, N. S. (1884); Bethlehem (1884); London Bridge (1886); On the Thames (1886), and A Gloucester Wharf (1887).

Sources:

1) Joe Morse Database, 13 Apr 2002

http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED &db=jmorse&id=I25968&style=TEXT

2) The Pennocks of Primitive Hall, Website, by Horatio Snyder, 2008

http://pennock.ws/surnames/fam/fam18371.html

3) The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume IIV

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Stephen Parrish's Timeline

1846
July 9, 1846
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1870
July 25, 1870
Age 24
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1938
May 15, 1938
Age 91
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