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PARS, William (1742 - 1782), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARS, William (1742 - 1782), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 28 February 1742, in London; died 1782, in Rome.

Painter, watercolourist. Portraits, urban landscapes, architectural views.

William Pars, a pupil of the St Martin's Lane Academy, exhibited at the Society of Arts from 1761 and won a prize there in 1764. A little later he acted as draughtsman to a mission sent to Ionia by the Dilettanti Society and there

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