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  Stephen Parrish   (1846-1938)

 
  A SHOWERY DAY, ST. AUGUSTINE, 1884. Schneider 100. Signed in the plate and printed on simili Japan paper. This rare view of old Florida was made while Parrish traveled there in February of 1884. In many letters home he expressed his amazement at the people, places, and living history he felt privileged to witness. See: Thomas Bruhn, American Etching: The 1880s, exh. cat., Benton Museum, Univ. of CT, 1985; and Rona Schneider, American Painter Etchings, 1853-1908, Grolier Club, 1989.
 
 
  Etching on Japan, 5 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches. $1100.
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