The son of artist/collector Thomas Gambier Parry [1816-1888] by his first wife, Hubert Parry inherited his father's estate of Highnam Court and the impressive collection of paintings and objets d'art housed therein. Hubert had little enthusiasm for the house and collections, however, being himself more interest in music than the visual arts. His half-brother Ernest Gambier-Parry [d. 1936] inherited Highnam upon Hubert's death in 1918, and put great effort into the care and preservation of the estate. Ernest had already catalogued the collections in 1897, and had written a biography of their father around 1900.
Blunt, Anthony. "The History of Thomas Gambier Parry's Collection." The Burlington Magazine 109 (March 1967): 116.
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