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JOHN FREDERICK HERRING SNR (1795-1865)

1795 to 1865, England

Mr W Hepworth’s “Little Driver” with Clift up

Oil on canvas

signed, inscribed and dated 1823

56.00 x 76.20 cm    22.05 x 30.00 inches

Overall Framed Size
65.30 x 86.00 cm    25.71 x 33.86 inches

Literature
J F Herring and Sons – Oliver Beckett pp. 92 & 97, illustrated p98
Provenance
Private Collection purchased from Ackermann early 1970s
Christie’s 1931 to Fores £115.

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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