Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Pied Piper Like You've Never Seen Him


Palace Hotel...San Francisco

Want to see another treasure within the Palace Hotel? Head to the Pied Piper, bar and restaurant, for a drink and look at the masterpiece above the bar. 

This Pied Piper painting was commissioned from Maxfield Parish in 1909 for $6,000. It represents the tale of the Pied Piper…with a twist. Parish painted himself as the Pied Piper and some of the 27 expressive faces include those of his wife, his mistress, his sons, and more. 

What a guy!

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