05. Alfred Parsons
05. Alfred Parsons

05. Alfred Parsons

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Alfred Parsons (1847-1920)

Butterfly and daffodils.

Book illustration: The Quiet Life, by various authors;
Publisher: (Harper & Brothers), 1890, page 2.

Pen & ink, 4 x 8" initialed lower right.

Condition: Good overall: toned with age; faint waterstain at right; animal glue residue in margins; matted and framed.

A long-time friend of E. A. Abbey, Parsons was content to create finely-etched decorative drawings of woodlands and gardens over his long career at Harper & Brothers.
The second image is scanned from the printed book.

(Entry and authentication by Roger T. Reed)