Jonathan Fisher (painter)

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Jonathan Fisher
Jonathan Fisher

Died 1809
Bishop Street, Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Known for Painting

Jonathan Fisher (c. 1740–1809) was an Irish painter.

Fisher was born in Dublin. He is first recorded in 1763 when he was awarded a premium by the Dublin Society for a landscape.

Jonathan Fisher - Southampton and Northam from the River Itchen

He is best known for his fine engravings and aquatints of Irish scenery. He travelled all over Ireland. He published views of Killarney in 1770 and 1789.

He lived at Great Ship Street, Dublin, from about 1778 until 1805, when he moved to Bishop Street, Dublin, where he died in 1809.


  •  Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1889). "Fisher, Jonathan" . Dictionary of National Biography. 19. London: Smith, Elder & Co.


  • J. S. Powell: Pavilioned in Splendour.
  • Irish Times. Saturday, June 12, 1999, and Saturday, October 27, 2007.
  • James Gandon, edited by Thomas Mulvany: The Life of James Gandon, pp. 148–149.

External links

  • Irish Artists: 18th Century. List of Biographies of Famous Painters of Ireland, Born in the Eighteenth Century, or Before: Portraitists, Landscape & Narrative History Pictures.
  • Jonathan Fisher. Art and Emo Court.
  • Gallery of Fisher's paintings on site of the Old Print Shop.

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