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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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Frederick Cornwallis, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D1558

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D1558

Frederick Cornwallis, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D1559

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D1559

Roger Long, by Edward Fisher, after  Benjamin Wilson - NPG D5106

Roger Long

by Edward Fisher, after Benjamin Wilson
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D5106

Roger Long, by Edward Fisher, after  Benjamin Wilson - NPG D5107

Roger Long

by Edward Fisher, after Benjamin Wilson
mezzotint, published 14 July 1769
NPG D5107

Frederick Cornwallis, by Edward Fisher, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D14516

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, published by Robert Sayer, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D14516

John Towers, by and published by Garnet Terry, by and published by  Richard Batley, probably after  Edward Fisher - NPG D39658

John Towers

by and published by Garnet Terry, by and published by Richard Batley, probably after Edward Fisher
mezzotint, published 3 October 1770
NPG D39658

Richard Terrick, by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D40529

Richard Terrick

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
mezzotint, published 1770
NPG D40529

Richard Terrick, by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D40530

Richard Terrick

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
mezzotint, published 1770
NPG D40530

Lord George Seymour Conway, by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34079

Lord George Seymour Conway

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1771 (1770)
NPG D34079

Miss Morris ('Hope Nursing Love'), by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35088

Miss Morris ('Hope Nursing Love')

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 25 July 1771 (1769)
NPG D35088

Lord George Seymour Conway, by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D40652

Lord George Seymour Conway

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 17 August 1771 (1770)
NPG D40652

Mark Akenside, by Edward Fisher, after  Arthur Pond - NPG D9489

Mark Akenside

by Edward Fisher, after Arthur Pond
mezzotint, 1772 (1754)
NPG D9489

Mark Akenside, by Edward Fisher, after  Arthur Pond - NPG D320

Mark Akenside

by Edward Fisher, after Arthur Pond
mezzotint, 1772 (1754)
NPG D320

William Havard, by Edward Fisher, after  Thomas Worlidge - NPG D8355

William Havard

by Edward Fisher, after Thomas Worlidge
mezzotint, 1773
NPG D8355

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt, by Edward Fisher, after  Robert Hunter - NPG D35322

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt

by Edward Fisher, after Robert Hunter
mezzotint, published 16 August 1775 (1772-1775)
NPG D35322

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt, by Edward Fisher, after  Robert Hunter - NPG D35323

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt

by Edward Fisher, after Robert Hunter
mezzotint, published 16 August 1775 (1772-1775)
NPG D35323

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt, by Edward Fisher, after  Robert Hunter - NPG D2567

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt

by Edward Fisher, after Robert Hunter
mezzotint, published 16 August 1775 (1772-1775)
NPG D2567

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt, by Edward Fisher, after  Robert Hunter - NPG D2585

Simon Harcourt, 1st Earl Harcourt

by Edward Fisher, after Robert Hunter
mezzotint, published 16 August 1775 (1772-1775)
NPG D2585

Elizabeth Hartley (née White), after Edward Fisher - NPG D3389

Elizabeth Hartley (née White)

after Edward Fisher
mezzotint, published 1776
NPG D3389

John Stuart, 1st Marquess of Bute, by and published by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D32465

John Stuart, 1st Marquess of Bute

by and published by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1777
NPG D32465

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