09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Maxfield Frederick Parrish (American, 1870-1966) POLLY PUT THE KETTLE ON WE'LL ALL HAVE JELL-O /A Study for an Advertisement

$5,206$4,250
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Maxfield Frederick Parrish (American, 1870-1966)

POLLY PUT THE KETTLE ON WE'LL ALL HAVE JELL-O/A Study for an Advertisement
Unsigned.
Gouache, paper collage, and graphite on paperboard, 8 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. (22.2 x 31.1 cm), unframed.
Condition: Tear l.l., paper loss u.r., minor foxing.

Provenance: From the artist to his son, Maxfield Parrish, Jr., to the present owner by family descent.

N.B. The advertisement was one of two commissioned by the Genesee Pure Food Company in the early 1920s. We wish to thank Alma Gilbert-Smith for her kind assistance with cataloguing the lot.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Frederick Parrish, Maxfield Parrish , Jr., Genesee Pure Food Company, Alma Gilbert-Smith