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JOHN FREDERICK HERRING SNR (1795-1865)

1795 to 1865, England

“Chancellor” ridden by Captain Beecher in the Colours of the Earl of Cassilis

Oil on canvas

signed

56.00 x 76.20 cm    22.05 x 30.00 inches

Overall Framed Size
65.00 x 85.50 cm    25.59 x 33.66 inches

Provenance
Ex Collection the Marquess of Ailsa.
Private Collection, purchased from Leger Gallery October 1971

John Frederick Herring Snr is regarded as one of the finest and most renowned sporting artists of the nineteenth century and as Grant says, “many of his works have become classics of their kind…”

He was born in Newgate Street, Blackfriars, London, one of nine children, and resided there until he was eighteen years old. His father, Benjamin, was a fringe maker and upholsterer ...
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