Portrait of J. G. Fisher

Date Created
1904
Work Medium
Dimensions
24 1/2 in. x 20 1/4 in.
CR Number
MIFP1026
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1904? lower right
Signature Details
Inscribed on the verso, "J. G. Fisher." Also on verso in cursive writing, the word, "Dolan"

The sitter, Joseph Gurner Fisher, (1832-1916) was an early Grand Rapids artist, and an early member of the Grand Rapids Art Association. As a member of the Grand Rapids Sketch Club, he was likely a friend of Alten.
Provenance

Property of the Grand Rapids Art Museum, and not part of the permanent collection, 2006.

Cora Dolan (daughter of J.G. Fisher) collection

Bibliography

Baxter, Albert, History of the City of Grand Rapids (: New York and Grand Rapids, Munsell & Company, 1891).

Subjects
Formal portrait
Michigan