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Henry Perlee Parker

(1795-1873), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Henry Perlee Parker was a portrait and genre painter. His first work as an artist followed a brief period as tailor and coach maker and consisted of portraits and of drawings for his father's pupils to copy. Parker established himself in Plymouth as a portrait painter. He moved to Newcastle in 1815, where he became one of the region's best known artists. In 1841 Parker became drawing master at Wesley College in Sheffield, where he worked until 1847.

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Charles John Brandling, by Charles Turner, after  Henry Perlee Parker - NPG D32087

Charles John Brandling

by Charles Turner, after Henry Perlee Parker
mezzotint, published 1820
NPG D32087

Matthew Bell, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  Henry Perlee Parker - NPG D697

Matthew Bell

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Henry Perlee Parker
mezzotint, published 1831
NPG D697

Hamilton Murray, by Henry Quilley, after  Henry Perlee Parker - NPG D4652

Hamilton Murray

by Henry Quilley, after Henry Perlee Parker
mezzotint, (circa 1833)
NPG D4652

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