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Parker, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00136197
Parker, John

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British, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1730; died 1765, in Paddington (London).

Painter. History painting, portraits.

John Parker studied in Rome and remained there for several years. He painted an altarpiece in the church of S Gregorio Monte Celio. In 1762 he returned to England and in the following year exhibited at the Free Society of Artists, of which he was a member, two works that were well received - ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 18th-Century Art

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