The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Inspired by the legendary tale, the painting depicts the Pied Piper leading citizens out of the town of Hamelin, Germany. The art features 27 expressive faces including those of his wife, mistress, two sons and Parrish himself as the Pied Piper. Measuring 6 feet by 16 feet. The Pied Piper was commissioned from artist Maxfield Parrish for Palace Hotel’s reopening in 1909 and, back in the day, Parrish was paid a huge sum of $6,000 to create his masterpiece.