sign up (free!)
Also on these boards
—a magician, a machinist, a movie-maker—a life not only lived in books—who stole the fire from the gods to give the world his ideas, as the painting in the story's Library tells us, and was punished—chained to a rock, or, in this case, a toy shop, his dreams burnt, made into boot-heels and then stepped on, quite literally.
Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) was one of the great American Illustrators of his time. He did magazine covers, illustrated story books, and many other things. He’s best known for his painting “daybreak” - it was one of the most printed pieces of art work in his time! And oh, his use of color was marvelous! All of his talents and his looks make him a definite crush