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Ernest Parton  American  1845 -1933
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Ernest Parton, born at Hudson on March 17,1845, was his brother Arthur's closest friend; it is not surprisingly he followed in Arthur's footsteps. His journal entries for 1864 intersperse sketching notes with observations on the dramatic concluding days of the Civil War, During a three-day tour of ... (More)

In 1910, Austin Chester, a critic in Windsor Magazine, lauded Ernest Parton as a "student of the theory of light, 'who had succeeded in apprehending and showing the abstract beauty of nature.'" Parton exhibited at home and a... (More)

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