This pastel portrait of Parrish’s aunt was included in the first major retrospective of the artist’s work, organized by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in 1980. In the catalogue to that exhibition, C. Reynolds Brown describes this work, writing, “…Parrish’s composition is rendered predominantly in blacks and dark blues. The few highlighted areas are […]

Untitled [European Village Street Scene]

Clara Weaver Parrish spent a great deal of time abroad, traveling extensively in France and Italy. For many years she maintained a studio in Paris at No. 83 Boulevard Montparnasse, a well-known address for artists. She also showed her work in Paris, exhibiting at the Exposition of 1900 and Salon of 1910, among other venues. […]