Fisher, John, 1788-1832, Archdeacon John Fisher letters to John Constable, 1822-1830
Archdeacon John Fisher letters to John Constable.
- Osmington, Weymouth, 1822-1830.
- Physical Description:
- 3 letters ; 28 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsND497.C7 A3 1822Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Archives & Manuscripts
- John Fisher, 1788-1832, was Archdeacon of Salisbury Cathedral. He was the nephew of Constable's early friend and mentor Bishop John Fisher, but was also himself a friend and frequent correspondent/confidant of the artist.
Pen and brown ink.
Three autograph letters, signed, from Archdeacon John Fisher to John Constable, Oct. 1 and 11, 1822, and Jan. 1, 1830. All are posted from Osmington, Weymouth. Subjects include invitations extended to Constable to visit Fisher at Salisbury; Constable's financial difficulties; positive reaction to Constable's artwork by Fisher's acquaintances; the scenic qualities of Portland (Dorset); Fisher's opinion of the poetry of Henry Hart Milman; and business affairs with Dominic Charles Colnaghi, print dealer.
- Subject Terms:
- Artists -- England -- Correspondence.Colnaghi, Dominic Charles, 1790-1879.Constable, John, 1776-1837 -- Correspondence.Constable, John, 1776-1837 -- Friends and associates.Fisher, John, 1788-1832 -- Correspondence.Milman, Henry Hart, 1791-1868 -- Criticism and interpretation.Portland (England) -- Description and travel.
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