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JAMES POLLARD (1797-1867)

1792 to 1867, England

“Jack Fishing”

Oil on board,

signed and signed and inscribed on reverse

17.80 x 29.00 cm    7.01 x 11.42 inches

Overall Framed Size
27.80 x 36.00 cm    10.94 x 14.17 inches

Exhibitions
Exhibited: Loan Exhibition of Sporting Pictures at 144 Piccadilly, W1, 1931 (as “Pike Fishing”).
Provenance
Ex Collection: Arthur N. Gilbey
Christie’s “The Arthur N. Gilbey Collection of Angling pictures and Early English Drawings”, 25th and 26th April 1940 lot 116


James Pollard is probably most renowned as a painter of coaching scenes and this aspect of his work is important as a document of that period and mode of transport. However he also depicted fishing, racing and hunting, occasional horse portraiture, field sports and cricket and collaborated with John Fredrick Herring Snr on some of the latter’s racing pictures, contributing crowd scenes and ba...
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