Ellen Thayer Fisher

Ellen "Nelly" Thayer Fisher (April 16, 1847 – October 15, 1911) was an American botanical illustrator. Fisher exhibited her paintings at the National Academy of Design and new exhibitions. She was an lively contributor to the exhibitions of the American Watercolor Society, beginning in 1872. In complement to living thing shown in galleries and exhibitions, her paintings of birds were widely reproduced as chromolithographs by Boston publisher Louis Prang.

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