Artist Maxfield Parrish, American, 1870-1966
Publisher Century Company, American
Title
  • The Century
  • The Century, Midsummer Holiday Number, August 1897 (alternate title)
Date 1897
Medium Commercial lithograph printed in color
Dimensions Image: 18 1/2 × 11 7/8 inches (47 × 30.2 cm)
Sheet: 19 7/8 × 13 3/8 inches (50.5 × 34 cm)
Credit Line Collection of The Detroit Institute of Arts
Accession Number 1989.190
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right: Maxfield Parrish.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper center of image: THE CENTURY
Inscribed, lower left center: Midsummer | Holiday Number. | August.
Inscribed, lower left: THE THOMAS & WYLIE LITHOGRAPHIC CO.
Inscribed, lower center: SECOND PRIZE, CENTURY POSTER CONTEST. | COPYRIGHT, 1897, BY THE CENTURY CO. ELIHU VEDDER, | F. HOPKINSON SMITH, | HENRY J. HARDENBERGH, | JUDGE S.
1989-present, found in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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