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date: 07 March 2021

Parker, Sir Karl Theodorelocked

  • Colin Harrison


Parker, Sir Karl Theodore (1895–1992), art historian and museum curator, was born on 2 July 1895 at 13 Welbeck Street, Marylebone, London, the younger son of Robert William Parker (1842–1913), a distinguished consulting surgeon, and his wife, Marie Amélie, née Lüling. He came from a very cosmopolitan background: his father had joined the Anglo-American medical mission for the relief of casualties on both sides of the Franco-Prussian War (later established at ...

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Proceedings of the British Academy
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford