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PARKER, Bill (<i>born</i> 1922), Painter, draughtsman, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARKER, Bill (born 1922), Painter, draughtsman, pastellist

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American, 20th century, male.

Active from 1951 in France.

Born 1922, in Josephine (Texas).

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), draughtsman, pastellist.

Bill Parker was a pupil of Fred Hocks at the School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, and then went to study in New York with Hans Hofmann. He won an American government scholarship in 1951 that enabled him to go to France, where he settled. In Paris he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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