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Edward Fisher

(1722-before 1782), Mezzotint engraver

Artist associated with 91 portraits
Dublin-born Fisher moved to London in 1758 and worked in the studio of engraver James McArdell. The following year he was selected by Sir Joshua Reynolds to produce a mezzotint engraving of his portrait of Augustus Keppel. Fisher went on to engrave nearly thirty more of Reynold's paintings. A member of the Society of Artists, throughout the 1760s and 1770s Fisher regularly exhibited engraved portraits after a number of painters.

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Henry Pleydell Dawnay, 3rd Viscount Downe, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D1787

Henry Pleydell Dawnay, 3rd Viscount Downe

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760)
NPG D1787

Laurence Sterne, by Edward Fisher, printed for  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D2980

Laurence Sterne

by Edward Fisher, printed for Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760)
NPG D2980

Nathaniel Hone, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Hone - NPG D3074

Nathaniel Hone

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, (circa 1760)
NPG D3074

Nathaniel Hone, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Hone - NPG D3075

Nathaniel Hone

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, (circa 1760)
NPG D3075

Nathaniel Hone, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Hone - NPG D3076

Nathaniel Hone

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, (circa 1760)
NPG D3076

Augustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel, by Edward Fisher, published by  John Bowles, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3407

Augustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel

by Edward Fisher, published by John Bowles, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1760 (1759)
NPG D3407

Anne Oldfield, by Edward Fisher, published by  John Spilsbury, after  Jonathan Richardson - NPG D19806

Anne Oldfield

by Edward Fisher, published by John Spilsbury, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, circa 1760-1785
NPG D19806

Lady Elizabeth Keppel, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36849

Lady Elizabeth Keppel

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1760s (1761)
NPG D36849

George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D39072

George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1761 (1760)
NPG D39072

George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D39073

George Edgcumbe, 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1761 (1760)
NPG D39073

Lady Elizabeth Keppel, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D40830

Lady Elizabeth Keppel

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1760s (1761)
NPG D40830

'Ladies Amabel and Mary Jemima Yorke', by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36261

'Ladies Amabel and Mary Jemima Yorke'

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1762 (1760)
NPG D36261

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland, by and sold by Edward Fisher, and sold by  Thomas Jefferys, and sold by  Carington Bowles, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38798

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland

by and sold by Edward Fisher, and sold by Thomas Jefferys, and sold by Carington Bowles, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1762)
NPG D38798

George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D335

George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1762?
NPG D335

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3740

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, circa 1762-1766
NPG D3740

Catherine Trapaud (née Plaistow), by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D4495

Catherine Trapaud (née Plaistow)

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1762
NPG D4495

Catherine Trapaud (née Plaistow), by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D4496

Catherine Trapaud (née Plaistow)

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1762
NPG D4496

George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D7197

George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1762?
NPG D7197

Anne Sandby (née Stogden), by Edward Fisher, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D9091

Anne Sandby (née Stogden)

by Edward Fisher, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, published 1763
NPG D9091

Lady Elizabeth Lee, by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37249

Lady Elizabeth Lee

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1763-1765)
NPG D37249

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