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

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

Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847

Woodworker, Landscape painter

Collection Information

Size: 16 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.

Location of Originals

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

Microfilm reel 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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