A Little Sugar River at Noon

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Maxfield Parrish and Little Sugar River at Noon
Kristina Falwell
Dr. Bruce Macdonald
World Cultures II HUM112
August 21, 2011

Abstract
This report describes a vivid depiction of the painting Little Sugar River at Noon. In addition the report touches on the painter and illustrator Fredrick Maxfield Parrish. It goes on to describe how oil paints are developed. Finally, it further defines how this medium of art allows the painting to have texture and dimension.

The painting the Little Sugar River at Noon is a New England landscape (Parrish). It depicts a sandy beach along a river bend with a vivid blue sky and a couple of big white fluffy clouds. The little river is unmoving and clear like a sheet of glass. The river wines around the landscape jutting in and out of the valley. The beech is not made completely of sand there are some bushes and moss or grass mixed in with the sand. The sky and surrounding foliage are reflected of the surface of the river. Off in the distance there are more trees, hills, and mountains. The trees are varying heights, types, and shades of green. The trees add a calm feeling to the painting which allows you to imagine and indulge in a great summer day. The hills and mountains off in the very far distance have rounded peeks. They have been painted in hues of reds, browns, grays, and blues; these mixtures of colors add to the majestic serene picture landscape. This style of paining was an American Romantic Landscape (Sayre, 2011). The painting is offset by its rustic wooden frame. This gives the picture a rural country feel that could have been painted at the turn of the 19th century or even today in the 21st century. This painting could be reproduced today for calendars or postcards. Fredrick Maxfield Parrish was born July 25, 1870 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania (Parrish-House). He began drawing for his…...

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