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Richard Fisher (1783-1850)

Object Number: 
Oil on canvas
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
signature and date: on back: "Painted by F. R. Spencer. March 1855"
Gallery Label: 
Richard Fisher was one of the proprietors of J. and R. Fisher's Bloomingdale Flint Glass Works in New York. He came to America from England, probably around the same as did his brother John Fisher (ca. 1785-1848), who arrived in 1810. This portrait was a gift to the Society from the subject's granddaughter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Green
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group