The Port of Dieppe
Date: 1887
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: plate: 18 7/8 × 23 3/4 in. (47.9 × 60.3 cm) sheet: 21 11/16 × 28 1/4 in. (55.1 × 71.8 cm)
Illustration Citation: Stephen Parrish, the Etchings: A Catalogue Raisonne, by Rona Schneider (New York: The Old Print Shop, 2007): p. 128, 154-158
Credit Line: Found in collection
Object Number: 1900-162
About: Maxfield Parrish's father, Stephen was a talented and respected printmaker. He was also his son's first teacher and a lifelong influence on his work. It was through his father that Maxfield became a consummate draughtsman, a skill that would allow him to work quickly and efficiently as a mature commercial artist. These two works by Stephen Parrish are exemplary of the level of training he would have received from his earliest years.
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