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Alvan Fisher

[American Painter, 1792-1863]

• Also known as:  Alvan T. Fisher
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Original works by Alvan Fisher available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteAlvan Fisher at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, Massachusetts
Roadside Meeting

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
4 paintings online

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
The White Pony, 1838

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut

New-York Historical Society
Niagara: The American Falls, ca.1821

Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts
1 work online: View of Salem from Gallows Hill (row 4/image 4). Click on the little "i" on the detail images to bring up information about the works.

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
Fishing in New Hampshire, 1852

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
Hunters in a Landscape, ca.1830

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
Hunters in a Stream with Dog, ca.1830

The Huntington Library, California

Virtual Museum of Canada
The Great Horseshoe Fall, Niagara, 1820

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteAlvan Fisher at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAlvan Fisher at The Athenaeum  
11 works online by Fisher

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 Edition
Complete article, now in the public domain. Obviously, some facts may have changed since 1911.

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