Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Philip Fisher

 (fl. 1867)
Philip D. Fisher is active/lives in Kansas.  Philip Fisher is known for sketch artist-Indians, illustrator.

Biography   Philip Fisher


Illustrator. Printmaker. An Ohio resident who served in the Civil War and then worked as a civil engineer for the Union Pacific railroad operating through Kansas. Four views of the Union Pacific right-of-way were published in Harpers. Fisher was on the scene of the Indian War in Kansas before Harpers' special artist T.R. Davis arrived. Three of Fisher's drawing pertaining to the war were published by Harpers in 1867.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Dunbier, Paul. The Dunbier Value Guide; Over 1200 Painters in the Western U.S. Before 1920. Scottsdale: Altamira Press, 1981., Paul. The Dunbier, Paul. The Dunbier Value Guide; Over 1200 Painters in the Western U.S. Before 1920. Scottsdale: Altamira Press, 1981. Value Guide; Over 1200 Painters in the Western U.S. Before 1920. Scottsdale: Altamira Press, 1981.; Samuels, Peggy. Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1976.; AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Sept. 2, 2005; Taft, Lorado. History of American Sculpture. New edition with supplemental chapter by Adeline Adams. New York: Macmillan Co, 1930.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.



Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing