Robert Andrew Parker
1927–2023

Introduction

Robert Andrew Parker (May 14, 1927 – December 27, 2023) was an American painter and watercolorist who was widely known for illustrating magazines, album covers, and books for over 70 years. Afflicted by macular degeneration in his later years, he nevertheless managed to continue working well into his 90s. Parker received the 1970 Caldecott Honor for his work in Pop Corn and Ma Goodness by Edna Mitchell Preston.

Wikidata identifier

Q21973885

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, etcher, illustrator, painter

ULAN identifier

500095281

Names

Robert Andrew Parker, Robert Parker

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