Historical records matching Stephen Parrish
About Stephen Parrish
FATHER OF ARTIST MAXFIELD PARRISH
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).
1) Joe Morse Database, 13 Apr 2002
2) The Pennocks of Primitive Hall, Website, by Horatio Snyder, 2008
3) The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume IIV