Painting : in water color : holograph ms

Collection ID:
Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847
[undated] / [by Jonathan Fisher]
Physical Description:
16 Items
p. (on 9 frames of microfilm)

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

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Entire treatise is a photocopy.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original in Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc, Blue Hill, Maine.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1974 by William P. Hinckley.

Other Title
Other Title
Jonathan Fisher papers (microfilm title)

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Maine -- Blue Hill Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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