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Samuel Melton Fisher, 1860-1939

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1860
Place of Birth: London
Date of Death: 1939
Place of Death:

Identity:

Samuel Melton Fisher was a painter of portraits, genre and figurative subjects.

Life:

He was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy from 1878 and at the RBA and the Grosvenor Gallery. His portrait sitters included Florence Leyland (1859-1921), later Mrs Prinsep [more]. He was invited to exhibit at the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers when JW was President in 1898.

Bibliography:

Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, 2 vols., 3rd edtn., revised, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995.