1880The artist Stephen Parrish first visited Gloucester with his family.Arts and Culture, Art

Stephen Parrish, Gloucester Harbor, 1882, Etching in black, National Gallery of Art,
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Stephen Parrish was a Philadelphia artist who first came to Gloucester in 1880 after turning to the new art of etching the previous year. Along with other Philadelphia artists like Cecilia Beaux, he stayed with his family at the Fairview Inn in East Gloucester. He produced 28 etchings inspired by his time here.

Stephen Parrish was the father of the well-known artist Maxfield Parrish.

Cape Ann Museum. “Stephen Parrish.” https://www.capeannmuseum.org/collections/artists/stephen-parrish/
The Fairview, East Gloucester, Mass., n.d. Postcard, Sawyer Free Library, NOBLE Digital Heritage, https://omeka-s.noblenet.org/s/gloucester/item/4592.
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