William Mark Fisher (Massachusetts/ United Kingdom, 1841 – 1923) impressionist landscape painting depicting cows resting on a hilltop by trees. Signed lower left, "Mark Fisher". Housed in a carved gilt wood frame with leaf border. Sight – 14 1/4" H x 17" W. Framed – 22" H x 24 3/4" W. Biography (Courtesy of AskArt): William Mark Fisher studied at the Lowell Institute in Massachusetts and in Paris with Charles Gleyre, but it was his study with George Inness that influenced him to become a landscape painter. In 1877, he went to England and rapidly became one of the foremost painters of realistic landscape and animals. Fisher achieved such a reputation in England that his fellow artists elected him to full membership in the Royal Academy, the New English Art Club, and president of the Essex Club. Fisher also exhibited in expositions in Chicago, St. Louis and Paris, winning medals. The artist's works are in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Tate Gallery in London. Condition: Overall very good condition.
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