WILLIAM PARROTT (1813-1869)

Pont Neuf & Ile De La Cite - Paris 1843

Country of Origin England
Dated 1843
Medium Oil on panel
Signed/Dated Signed lower left
Dimensions 23.00inch wide (58.42 cm wide)
10.50inch high (26.67 cm high)
Price gbp 6800.00 (Pound Sterling)

WILLIAM PARROTT (1813-1869) Biography

William Parrott studied under the engraver John Pye and then devoted himself to painting. He travelled in Italy in 1844 and 1845, visited Germany in 1851 and made frequent trips to Brittany and Normandy. In 1840 he published a series of lithographs depicting London and the Thames, and in 1843 a dozen views of Paris and the Seine.
 
Group Exhibitions
 
1835-1869, Suffolk Street, London
1836-1857, Royal Academy, London
Museum and Gallery Holdings
 
London (National Maritime Mus.): Building the 'Great Leviathan' (the 'Great Eastern') (1858, oil on canvas)
London (Tate Collection): San Giovanni, Genoa. Verso: Jetty or Mole, Probably at Genoa, with Rowing Boats Unloading Casks and Melons (pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper); Piazza Nettuno, Bologna (pencil and watercolour on paper); Bridges on the Seine. Verso: Sketch of an Abbé (pencil and watercolour on paper); Porte St Denis (pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper)
Paris (Mus. Carnavalet): The Quai Conti
Rouen (MBA)

Description

An expansive view of the River Seine in Paris showing the Pont Neuf and the Ile De La Cite. This work dates to around 1843 when Parrott travelled to Paris to execute a series of paintings of the city , some of which were later published in lithographic format.


Provenance

Private UK collection
Exhibited Liverpool Institute c.1843 (labels verso)



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