Samuel Fisher

Died 1851
Place of Death London
Period of Activity active c. 1830-1850
Gender Male
Biographical Notes Samuel Fisher was active for about two decades, contributing plates to high quality topographical collections and other works. Among these were Turner’s Picturesque views in England and Wales (1827-38) and his Annual Tour. The Seine (1835), T.H. Shepherd’s Modern Athens! Displayed in a series of views: Or Edinburgh in the nineteenth century (1829-31), The Landscape Annual (1832), L. Ritchie’s Wanderings by the Seine (1835) and his Ireland Picturesque and Romantic (1837-38), Finden’s Illustrations of the life and works of Lord Byron (1833) and his Royal Gallery of British Art (1840-51), and G. Cattermole’s Evenings at Haddon Hall: A series of romantic tales of the olden times (1846).
Fisher was a member of the Royal Academy, the Royal West of England Academy, and the Pastel Society.

Sources:
Benezit Dictionary of British graphic artists and illustrators (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), sub nomine.
British Museum, at http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/. Accessed 22.4.2018.
Basil Hunnisett, Steel-engraved book illustration in England (Boston: David R. Godine, 1980).
Henry Walter Fincham, Artists and engravers of British and American book plates (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1897).
Tate Gallery: illustrated catalogue of acquisitions 1986-88 (London: Tate Publishing, 1996).
Yale Centre for British Art, at https://britishart.yale.edu/. Accessed 22.4.2018.

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Ballyshannon (Engraver)