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Last NamePars    
Given NameWilliam    
alt. NamesW. P. ; Will. Pars ;    
Marriageyes, his wife died in Rome in 1778    
Children    
Year born1742 in London    
Year died1782    
Place of deathRome    
Father's occupationmetal engraver    
Relativesdraughtsman and metal engraver Henry Pars (1734-1806) (brother), became the Principal of "Shipley's Drawing School"    
Education studied at "Shipley's Drawing School" (in the Strand), St. Martin's Lane Academy, and also in the Duke of Richmond's Gallery    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forConstantine John Phipps, later Lord Mulgrave (1744-1792) ;    
Patronagepolitician Henry Temple, 2nd Viscount Palmerston (1739-1802) ;    
Collaboratorsantiquary Richard Chandler (1737-1810) & amateur architect Nicholas Revett (1720-1804) ;    
Techniquesnatural and landscape drawing    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Pars#mediaviewer/File:William_Pars_-_Glacier_du_Rh%C3%B4ne.jpg    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Pars ; http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/artist02.html ;     
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 3163 ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Italy (Rome), Greece, Switzerland, and Austria (Tyrol). See also : http://www.all-art.org/neoclasscism/romantic_era1.html.    
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