William Parrott

Honfleur – The Artists – Parrott, William

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who worked in Honfleur. A full list of all the artists with a link to their works can be found at the bottom of this page.

William Parrott
William Parrott

Movement(s): Realism

William Parrot (1813-1869) was a British painter, draughtsman and printmaker of the Romanticism movement.

William Parrott travelled and painted in Italy, France and mostly in the United Kingdom.

Almost nothing is known about this artist (even his year of death is not well known).




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1850 - William Parrott - The Gatehouse, Honfleur
1850 – William Parrott – The Gatehouse, Honfleur

NOTE: This is the side entrance to the lieutenancy building of Honfleur, which still stands today. The construction of this fortified structure started in the 14th century.

1859 - William Parrott - Honfleur
1859 – William Parrott – Honfleur
???? - William Parrott - Honfleur
???? – William Parrott – Honfleur

William Parrott visited and painted in several areas of France, sticking mostly to the coastline. Here are the places he painted in (a link “⇠” to his works for that city will appear when published).

  • Brittany
    • Brest
    • Quimper
    • Saint Malo
  • Normandy
    • Honfleur
    • Mont Saint Michel (surrounding only)
      • Granville
    • Rouen
  • Pays de la Loire

Honfleur was (and is) a very picturesque town, so it saw many artists capturing the beauty of this very scenic town. The reason it has so many tourists is obvious…. it’s very pretty. Here are some of the artists that have come to apply their art in the town (a link, symbolized by a ““, to the artist’s works will appear when published. A “*” indicates that the artist did not work directly in Honfleur but instead worked outside of Honfleur in a nearby town).

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