"b. Hudson, N.Y., 1845. Younger brother of Arthur Parton, in whose studio he spent two years. In 1873 went to Europe to spend a few months in Great Britain, but meeting with success in London, he resolved to remain there. Exhibits at the Royal Academy and Grosvenor Galleries." [P. 8.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.