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"Painting in water color" holograph manuscript, undated

Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847

Woodworker, Landscape painter


Collection Information

Size: 16 Items, (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. Photocopies discarded after microfilming.

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.

Restrictions on Access

Patrons must use microfilm copy only.

How to Cite This Collection

"Painting in water color" holograph manuscript, undated. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.