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John Adams Parker (29 November 1829 – 1905) was a New York painter.


Parker was born in New York City. He received his education at New York University, and was a merchant from 1850 until 1857. He then studied art, exhibiting first at the Academy of Design in 1858, where he became a regular contributor. He was made an associate of the Academy in 1869, and was a member of the Brooklyn Art Association and one of the founders of the Brooklyn Art Club. He began his residence in Brooklyn in 1856.


Mountain scenery especially claimed his attention, and the Adirondacks, the Catskills, and the White Mountains furnished him with most of the subjects for his paintings, which include:

“Twilight in the Adirondacks” (1876)
“Winter” (1879)
“Winter Twilight” (1880)
“Landscape in the Adirondacks — Twilight” (1882)
“Winter Evening” (1884)
“The Gothics — Adirondacks ” (1885)
“Close of a November Day, Ausable Pond, Adirondacks” (1886)


"John Adams Parker (1829–1905)". Questroyal Fine Art, LLC. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Parker, John Adams". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.

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