Stephen Maxfield Parrish (American, 1846-1938)
The Rocky Grove, Cornish
Signed "Stephen Parrish" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface abrasion, retouch to sky.
Provenance: From "Northcote", the home and studio of Stephen Parrish in Cornish, New Hampshire, acquired by the family of the current owner in the mid-1960s.
N.B. This lot from Stephen Parrish's Cornish, New Hampshire, home and studio "Northcote" which was purchased and restored in the mid-1960's. The house was designed by a Philidelphia architect Wilson Eyre and was built for Stephen Parrish as his summer home and studio in 1897. The house is located on a ridge overlooking the Connecticut River off Lang Road. Stephen's son, Maxfield built his home,"The Oaks," on an adjacent ridge in Plainfield, New Hampshire. Other neighbors included Charles Platt and Augustus St. Gaudens. Later residents included J.D. Salinger, who also lived on Lang Road.
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