Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Transcription: Letters from the artist Alvan Fisher Mr. Chas. H. Hall Esq. Mr. Hall was a great enthusiast of race horses and had a fine breeding establishment at what is now Harlem NYC
The collection documents the relationship between the equestrian artist Alvan Fisher and one of his patrons, New York lawyer and horse breeder Charles Henry Hall. The letters discuss the likenesses of the horses Fisher painted, as well as upcoming races, and the noted 19th century racehorse American Eclipse.