PARKS, EDWARD

(b. about 1773, d. after 1828)

Portrait and Subject Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

A Cork artist, born about 1773. He painted portraits and Shakespearean subjects in the manner of Angelica Kauffmann. He was a Member of the Society of Artists in Dublin and exhibited with them in 1812 and 1813; in the former year a "Shipwreck," a "Battle" and a "Portrait," and in the latter three portraits and a historical picture. In 1815 he exhibited in Cork "Ferdinand's first Interview with Miranda," "Prospero raising the Storm," a "Portrait of himself" and other works. He was living in Cork in 1828.

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