Contributed by Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
This self portrait by Rev. Jonathan Fisher is one of a set of four. He painted the portraits as wedding gifts for his daughters and presented them at the time of their weddings. The card in the lower left of the painting has an out-of-state postmark and is addressed to Rev. Fisher. The Bible is an edition written in Hebrew which demonstrated his knowledge of languages that included English, Hebrew, French, Greek, Latin, and some Penobscot.
About This Item
- Title: Self portrait by Rev. Jonathan Fisher, Blue Hill, ca. 1824
- Creator: Fisher, Jonathan
- Creation Date: circa 1824
- Subject Date: circa 1824
- Town: Blue Hill
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Painting, Oil on canvas
- Dimensions: 82.3 cm x 70.4 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
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