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Alvan Fisher, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1852 Mar. 25
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6997
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6997

The Great Horseshoe Fall, Niagara

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, born Needham, MA 1792-died Dedham, MA 1863  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
34 3/8 x 48 in. (87.2 x 122.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1820
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\phenomenon\rainbow  Search this
Landscape\waterfall\Niagara Falls  Search this
Landscape\Canada\Niagara Falls  Search this
Landscape\waterfall\Horseshoe Falls  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1966.82.1
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.82.1

The Great Horse-Shoe or Canada Fall

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, born Needham, MA 1792-died Dedham, MA 1863  Search this
Medium:
ink and sepia wash
Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (13.3 x 17.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1820
Topic:
Landscape\phenomenon\rainbow  Search this
Landscape\Canada  Search this
Landscape\waterfall\Horseshoe Falls  Search this
Landscape\island\Goat Island  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1966.82.2
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.82.2

General View Taken from Benders Ladder

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, born Needham, MA 1792-died Dedham, MA 1863  Search this
Medium:
media undetermined
Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (13.3 x 17.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1820
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1966.82.3
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.82.3

Letter to Mr. D.A. White from the Artist

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, born Needham, MA 1792-died Dedham, MA 1863  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Book
Date:
1820
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1966.82.4
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.82.4

A General View of the Falls of Niagara

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, born Needham, MA 1792-died Dedham, MA 1863  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
34 3/8 x 48 1/8 in. (87.2 x 122.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1820
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Landscape\weather\cloud  Search this
Landscape\waterfall\Niagara Falls  Search this
Landscape\Canada\Niagara Falls  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1967.85
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.85

Robert C. Vose typescripts and clippings, 1961

Creator:
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998  Search this
Subject:
Fisher, Alvan  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole)  Search this
Topic:
Art dealers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5761
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208600
AAA_collcode_voserobt
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208600

Alfred Elijah Perkins

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Alfred Elijah Perkins, 1809 - 1834  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" x 25"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1833
Topic:
Alfred Elijah Perkins: Male  Search this
Alfred Elijah Perkins: Health and Medicine\Physician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Yale University Art Gallery
Website: www.yale.edu/artgallery/
Object number:
1834.4
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1834.4

John Watson

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
John Watson, 1744 - 1824  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75.2cm x 62.5cm (29 5/8" x 24 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830-1840
Topic:
John Watson: Male  Search this
John Watson: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Wadsworth Atheneum
Website: www.wadsworthatheneum.org/
Object number:
1948.526
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1948.526

Anna Bliss Watson

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Anna Bliss Watson, 1747 - 1827  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75.1cm x 62.9cm (29 9/16" x 24 3/4"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830-1840
Topic:
Anna Bliss Watson: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Wadsworth Atheneum
Website: www.wadsworthatheneum.org/
Object number:
1948.527
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1948.527

Anna Watson Bliss

Attribution:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Anna Watson Bliss, 1772 - 1863?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
75.5cm x 62.5cm (29 3/4" x 24 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1810-1820
Topic:
Anna Watson Bliss: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Wadsworth Atheneum
Website: www.wadsworthatheneum.org/
Object number:
1948.528
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1948.528

George Leonard Perkins

Attribution:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
George Leonard Perkins, 1788 - 1888  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Dimensions:
89.6cm x 72cm (35 1/4" x 28 3/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1815-1820
Topic:
George Leonard Perkins: Male  Search this
George Leonard Perkins: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Connecticut Historical Society
Website: www.chs.org/
Object number:
1949-3-1
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1949-3-1

Emily Lathrop Perkins

Attribution:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Emily Lathrop Perkins, 1798 - 1890  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
83cm x 65.2cm (32 11/16" x 25 11/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1815-1820
Topic:
Emily Lathrop Perkins: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Connecticut Historical Society
Website: www.chs.org/
Object number:
1949-3-2
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1949-3-2

Abraham Vanderveer

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Vanderveer, 1804 - 1904?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.1cm x 64cm (29 15/16" x 25 3/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Abraham Vanderveer: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Brooklyn Historical Society
Website: www.brooklynhistory.org/
Object number:
1974.132
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1974.132

Lydia Kittredge Fisher

Attribution:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Lydia Kittredge Fisher, 1796 - 1867  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.5cm (30" x 25"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1829-1830
Topic:
Lydia Kittredge Fisher: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Portland Museum of Art
Website: www.portlandmuseum.org/
Object number:
1975.428
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1975.428

Francis Fisher

Attribution:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Francis Fisher, 1794 - 1871  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Dimensions:
75cm x 62cm (29 1/2" x 24 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1829-1830
Topic:
Francis Fisher: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Portland Museum of Art
Website: www.portlandmuseum.org/
Object number:
1975.429
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1975.429

Unidentified Child

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.2cm x 63.6cm (30" x 25 1/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1839
Topic:
Unidentified Child: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fruitlands Museums
Website: www.fruitlands.org/
Object number:
292
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_292

Alvan Fisher

Artist:
Charles Fraser, 1782 - 1860  Search this
Sitter:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory (in red case)
Dimensions:
8.5cm x 6.2cm (3 3/8" x 2 7/16"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1819
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Alvan Fisher: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Alvan Fisher: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Website: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search
Object number:
51.414 MFAB
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_51.414_MFAB

George Washington

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.1cm x 65.4cm (35 7/8" x 25 3/4"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1835
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Tricorne  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Boots  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Huntington Galleries
Website: https://www.hmoa.org/
Object number:
52.503
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_52.503

The Hunter, A Self-Portrait

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite pencil on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 33.02 x 24.76 cm (13 x 9 3/4 in.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1837
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Nature & Environment\Rock  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water\River  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Deer  Search this
Nature & Environment\Mountain  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Alvan Fisher: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Alvan Fisher: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Website: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search
Object number:
61.276 MFAB
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_61.276_MFAB

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