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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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Lady Elizabeth Lee, by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37250

Lady Elizabeth Lee

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1763-1765)
NPG D37250

Paul Sandby, by Edward Fisher, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D40050

Paul Sandby

by Edward Fisher, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, published 1763
NPG D40050

Paul Sandby, by Edward Fisher, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D40051

Paul Sandby

by Edward Fisher, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, published 1763
NPG D40051

Anne Sandby (née Stogden), by Edward Fisher, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D40052

Anne Sandby (née Stogden)

by Edward Fisher, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, published 1763
NPG D40052

Paul Sandby, by Edward Fisher, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D4137

Paul Sandby

by Edward Fisher, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, published 1763
NPG D4137

Augustus John Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D815

Augustus John Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1763
NPG D815

Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D9193

Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765 (1763)
NPG D9193

Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D9408

Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765 (1763)
NPG D9408

Sir Thomas Harrison, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35534

Sir Thomas Harrison

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765 (1758)
NPG D35534

Sir Thomas Harrison, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35535

Sir Thomas Harrison

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765 (1758)
NPG D35535

Sir Thomas Harrison, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D2598

Sir Thomas Harrison

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765 (1758)
NPG D2598

Christian VII, King of Denmark and Norway, possibly by Edward Fisher, probably after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D19130

Christian VII, King of Denmark and Norway

possibly by Edward Fisher, probably after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
mezzotint, circa 1765-1785
NPG D19130

Lady Sarah Napier (née Lennox, formerly Bunbury) when Lady Sarah Bunbury, by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38469

Lady Sarah Napier (née Lennox, formerly Bunbury) when Lady Sarah Bunbury

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 8 November 1766 (1762)
NPG D38469

Mary Hope (née Breton), by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35976

Mary Hope (née Breton)

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1767 or after (1763-1764)
NPG D35976

Mary Hope (née Breton), by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35977

Mary Hope (née Breton)

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1767 or after (1763-1764)
NPG D35977

Mary Hope (née Breton), by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3084

Mary Hope (née Breton)

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1767 or after (1763-1764)
NPG D3084

John Armstrong, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D550

John Armstrong

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1767)
NPG D550

John Armstrong, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D551

John Armstrong

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1767)
NPG D551

Frederick Cornwallis, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D34132

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
line engraving, 1768
NPG D34132

Frederick Cornwallis, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D34133

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
line engraving, 1768
NPG D34133

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