The recent discovery of love letters written by Maxfield Parrish
80 years ago have revealed a secret affair the artist had with a young woman during the era of the Cornish Colony a hundred years ago. When
their affair began, Parrish was 66 and she was just 21. The letters were
discovered among the woman’s papers after her death, and were given to the Cornish Colony Museum on the condition her identity remain anonymous.