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Richard Fisher, ??-1890

Nationality: English
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Date of Death: 1890
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Identity:

Richard Fisher was a Fellow and Curator of the Society of Painter-Etchers from 1880-1890.

Life:

Fisher, who lived at Hill Top, Midhurst, was Treasurer of the Burlington Fine Arts Club and was mentioned in the proceedings of the club during the seasons 1858, 1859 and 1860. He was still on the club's committee in 1867 at the time of JW's expulsion, following his quarrel with his brother-in-law Francis Seymour Haden.

Bibliography:

The Post Office Directory of the Six Home Counties, 1870, 1871, 1874, and 1878; Deacon's Court Guide Gazetteer and County Blue Book for Sussex, 1881; Lugt, Frits, Les marques de collections de dessins et d'estampes: marques estampillèes et écrites de collections particulières et publiques; marques de marchands, de monteurs et d'imprimeurs; etc..., Amsterdam, 1921, no. 931, 2204; Newbolt, Francis, The History of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and engravers, 1880-1930, London, Print Collector's Club, 1930.