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PARSONS, Alfred William (1847 - 1920), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARSONS, Alfred William (1847 - 1920), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 2 December 1847, in Beckington (Somerset); died 16 January 1920, in Broadway (Worcestershire).

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Flowers, landscapes. Illuminated letters.

Alfred William Parsons was a Post Office employee who studied at the South Kensington School and contributed many drawings to British and American magazines. He settled in London, and specialised in drawing plants and

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