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Harold Woodbury Parsons

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Capt. Harold W. Parsons, of Boston, American Red Cross

Harold Woodbury Parsons (July 13, 1882[1][2][3] – May 27, 1967) was an American art historian and dealer from Lynn, Massachusetts. In 1960, he was instrumental in exposing certain supposed Etruscan masterpieces as fakes.[4][5][6][7]

Parsons died in Rome, aged 85, of myocardiosclerosis and heart failure. His ashes were interred at Campo Verano.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
  2. ^ U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
  3. ^ U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  4. ^ Paul Craddock (4 February 2009). Scientific Investigation of Copies, Fakes and Forgeries. Taylor & Francis. p. 198. ISBN 978-1-136-43601-7.
  5. ^ Kadoi, Yuka (2016). Arthur Upham Pope and A New Survey of Persian Art. BRILL. p. 219. ISBN 9789004309906.
  6. ^ Karman, James (2011). The Collected Letters of Robinson Jeffers, with Selected Letters of Una Jeffers: Volume Two, 1931–1939. Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804781725.
  7. ^ Perlman, Bennard B. (2012). American Artists, Authors, and Collectors: The Walter Pach Letters 1906-1958. SUNY. p. 124. ISBN 9780791489086.
  8. ^ Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974