Jonathan Fisher self-portrait, Blue Hill, ca. 1824

Contributed by Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Description

A self-portrait by the Rev. Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill was one of a set of four given he painted as wedding gifts to his daughters.

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.

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About This Item

  • Title: Jonathan Fisher self-portrait, Blue Hill, ca. 1824
  • Creator: Fisher, Jonathan
  • Creation Date: 1924
  • Subject Date: 1824
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas; painting
  • Dimensions: 80.8 cm x 70.4 cm
  • Local Code: 1954.002.001
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2459
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