Maxfield Parrish

1870 - 1966

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Maxfield Parrish (July 25, 1870 – March 30, 1966) was an American painter and illustrator active in the first half of the 20th century. He is known for his distinctive saturated hues and idealized neo-classical imagery. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maxfield Parrish has received more than 741,674 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Maxfield Parrish is the 1,385th most popular painter (down from 1,238th in 2019), the 8,233rd most popular biography from United States and the 98th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Maxfield Parrish ranks 1,385 out of 1,428Before him are Georg Holtzendorff, Kiki Smith, Vilho Lampi, Jack Butler Yeats, Rob Gonsalves, and Alice Neel. After him are Augustus John, Władysław Hasior, John Frederick Kensett, John Sloan, Howard Hodgkin, and Benjamin Wilson.

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Among people born in 1870, Maxfield Parrish ranks 123Before him are George Eyser, Charles Bennett, Bautista Saavedra, John Marin, Herbert Ponting, and Hisashi Kimura. After him are James M. Cox, Liberato Marcial Rojas, Frederick G. Donnan, and Benjamin N. Cardozo. Among people deceased in 1966, Maxfield Parrish ranks 167Before him are Curt Backeberg, Sophie Tucker, Carl Osburn, Steingrímur Steinþórsson, Verna Felton, and Tom Florie. After him are Gösta Åsbrink, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Claire McDowell, Alice Calhoun, Bimal Roy, and Joe Spence.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Maxfield Parrish ranks 8,233 out of 15,968Before him are Scott Derrickson (1966), Christopher Young (1958), Cindy Williams (1947), Aisha Tyler (1970), Nelson W. Aldrich (1841), and Peter Segal (1962). After him are Lindsay Davenport (1976), Billy Brown (1970), Patti Austin (1950), Richard Cheese (1965), Fred Alderman (1905), and Annette Funicello (1942).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Maxfield Parrish ranks 98Before him are George Inness (1825), Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), Arthur Dove (1880), John Marin (1870), Stuart Davis (1892), and Alice Neel (1900). After him are John Frederick Kensett (1816), John Sloan (1871), Kari Byron (1974), Wayne Thiebaud (1920), George Caleb Bingham (1811), and Kenyon Cox (1856).