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 Alvan Fisher  (1792 - 1863)

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Lived/Active: Massachusetts      Known for: landscape, animal, genre and portrait painting

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Alvan Fisher
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1792 (Needham, Massachusetts)
- 1863 (Dedham, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts landscape, animal, genre and portrait painting
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Topography, Mapmaking, Cartography

  
Media
* Oil Paint
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Hudson River School
* Hudson River School Painter

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Cattle or Other Farm Animals in Landscape
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Indians, Native Americans
* Landscape
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* North American Frontier Genre, Pioneers
* Portraits
* Wildlife, Wild Animal

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Boston Before 1900
* Hudson River Valley, New York
* Italy Before World War I
* Niagara Falls
* White Mountains, New Hampshire

  
Art Association
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member

  
Chronology
* Early 19th Century Before Civil War

  
Some Collections
* John Wilmerding Collection

  
Added Description
* Animal Specialty
* Genre Specialty
* Landscape Specialty
* Western Subject Specialty

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Vose Galleries, Boston

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* National Academy of Design-

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Boston Athenaeum
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  
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