Archdeacon John Fisher
Constable, John; painter; British artist, 1776-1837
oil on canvas
height, 35.9, cm
width, 30.3, cm
bought; ; Fisher, John, bishop of Salisbury
John Fisher, The Venerable, Archdeacon of Berkshire (d.1832); The Rev. Osmond Fisher (d.1914); his son, the Rev. Osmond Philip Fisher (d.1937), who bequeathed it, with a life-interest to his widow (d.1957), to his nephew, John P.Fisher, from whom bought
With funds from the G.F.Webb bequest, with a grand-in-Aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum
; verso, stretcher; ink; O.P.Fisher 1914
; verso, stretcher; ink; Archdeacon Fisher By Constable
label; verso, stretcher; MS label; The Ven(ble) John Fisher / Archdeacon of Berks / Painted by his friend / John Constable, R.A
label; verso, stretcher; printed; City of Manchester Art Gallery (endorsed in MS:) 20817
Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 55
Leslie, C. R.. 1937. Memoirs of the Life of John Constable, R.A..
Beckett, R.B.. 1952. John Constable and the Fishers.p. 16
ed. R.B. Beckett frontispiece
Shirley, Andrew. 1944. John Constable, R.A..
Fleming-Williams, Ian. Parris, Leslie. Shields, Conal. 1976. Constable, Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings.London?: Tate Gallery
Schweizer, Paul D.. John Constable and the Anglican Church Establishment.
Source Title: Artibus et historiae(1982)
PD.45-1972; Mrs Mary Fisher
Object Number: PD.44-1972
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 162281; input: 2008-05-21; modified: 2011-03-09)