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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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm444b03b15-65ff-423d-89fc-07451e4bcf77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_52.503

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:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Fruitlands Museums
Website: www.fruitlands.org/
Object number:
292
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49632abf4-3db3-4a53-81bd-f65393caa684
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_292

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
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

Robert C. Vose typescripts and clippings

Creator:
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998  Search this
Names:
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863  Search this
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964  Search this
Extent:
5 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
Writings and printed material.
REEL 3480: A 5-page typescript "Sanford Ballard Dole Low" contains Vose's recollections of Low, a painter and dealer in New Britain, Connecticut. Included are photocopies of 3 clippings (1961), regarding Low's "Man of the Year" award from the New Britain Press Club.
REEL 4314: Undated typescript, 36 p., for Vose's "Alvan Fisher," a biographical account of a genre and landscape painter.
Biographical / Historical:
Art dealer; Boston, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated by Robert Vose, Jr. The photocopied typescript on reel 4314 was discarded after microfilming.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art dealers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.voserobt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-voserobt

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
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76ae1480c-8623-4e0e-8ae6-8685973303ad
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
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fe0b37d4-c001-40fa-bf39-a11480882510
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
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk713b74935-665e-435c-b990-e47db5ab8101
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
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a84935fb-832f-4979-9ad7-4f796be4ab7a
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
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f91e368c-91c4-44b5-8e16-6ebba20bb92d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.85

Rev. Samuel Goodrich, D.D.

Attribution:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Rev. Samuel Goodrich D.D., 1763 - 1835  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 75.6 × 61.6 cm (29 3/4 × 24 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1824
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Rev. Samuel Goodrich D.D.: Male  Search this
Rev. Samuel Goodrich D.D.: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Reverend  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
VT-D-56
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4dcc204d6-78b5-4f45-b9f1-5029f2422448
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VT-D-56

Elizabeth Ely Goodrich

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Elizabeth Ely Goodrich, 1764 - 1837  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 75.6 × 62.9 cm (29 3/4 × 24 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1824
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Bonnet  Search this
Elizabeth Ely Goodrich: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
VT-D-57
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46385b2e9-50ff-4b50-90ba-56bd0cfb02b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VT-D-57

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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d228c024-14ef-497a-ba25-96c22dc58003
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_61.276_MFAB

John Gasper Spurzheim

Artist:
John Henry Bufford, 1810 - 1870  Search this
Copy after:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
John Gaspar Spurzheim, 1776 - 1832  Search this
Medium:
Engraving: Intaglio print
Type:
Print
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture  Search this
John Gaspar Spurzheim: Male  Search this
John Gaspar Spurzheim: Health and Medicine\Physician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Boston Athenaeum
Website: www.bostonathenaeum.org/
Object number:
MA220259
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40c68981a-7da6-4939-a4d8-e36b7310735b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA220259

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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f4fca904-25b6-49c2-aa78-10a8b73c1c76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_51.414_MFAB

Daniel Tisdale

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Daniel Tisdale, 19th Century  Search this
Medium:
Oil on artist board
Dimensions:
70cm x 56.4cm (27 9/16" x 22 3/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1845
Topic:
Daniel Tisdale: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Newport Historical Society
Website: www.newporthistorical.com
Object number:
71.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm482cd2d4f-2438-423c-8d71-df2a88061855
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_71.2.1

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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm436a3a42b-d3da-4ce6-80ca-bd8f7197838f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1948.528

John Dix Fisher

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
John Dix Fisher, 1797 - 1850  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91.5cm x 73.3cm (36" x 28 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
John Dix Fisher: Male  Search this
John Dix Fisher: Health and Medicine\Physician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Boston Medical Library
Website: www.massmed.org/Physicians/Boston-Medical-Library/Boston-
Object number:
MA251152
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d5623e54-93fd-42b8-994c-1435b705a499
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA251152

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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48da2b986-e74c-4f4f-ae14-ade45b3eb5f4
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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46c11a990-1aed-4cd9-ab3b-dd43d2e34d1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1949-3-2

Samuel Gilman

Artist:
Alvan Fisher, 1792 - 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Gilman, 1791 - 1858  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
81.1cm x 62.5cm (31 15/16" x 24 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1820
Topic:
Samuel Gilman: Male  Search this
Samuel Gilman: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Samuel Gilman: Literature\Writer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Harvard University Portrait Collection
Website: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/collections
Object number:
H66
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42066bd37-f1c6-482a-8304-22c38f3ee1e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H66

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