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Painting : in water color : holograph ms, [undated] / [by Jonathan Fisher]

Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847

Woodworker, Landscape painter


Collection Information

Size: 16 Items, p. (on 9 frames of microfilm)

Summary: Treatise discussing materials, colors, techniques, and "receipts for those who paint in water colors." In addition, sketches begin an unfinished section on "Sketching." Hogarth's ANALYSIS OF BEAUTY is quoted.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wood engraver and portrait and landscape painter in Blue Hill, Maine. Also clergyman, author, poet, linguist, inventor, farmer, surveyer, architect, naturalist, missionary, and teacher.


Donated 1974 by William P. Hinckley.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Original in Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc, Blue Hill, Maine.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Entire treatise is a photocopy.

Restrictions on Access

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Painting : in water color : holograph ms, [undated] / [by Jonathan Fisher]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.