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JOHN ALFRED WHEELER (1821-1903)

1821 to 1903, England

A Pair of Hunting Scenes

Oil on canvas

signed with monogram

40.50 x 61.00 cm    15.94 x 24.02 inches


A Pair of Hunting Scenes

John Alfred Wheeler was born at Andoversford, near Cheltenham, in 1821 and was the son of a stone-cutter. He was to become one of the most prolific and successful horse and animal painters of his day.

At the age of nineteen, Wheeler is recorded as serving as a private in the 2nd Queen’s Corps, which gave him a good opportunity to study hor...
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