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JOHN FREDERICK HERRING SNR (1795-1865)

1795 to 1865, England

The Bay Hunter “Brownie” in a Loosebox and companion picture "George" a pair

Oil on canvas

the first indistinctly inscribed on label on reverse, the second, signed and dated 1834 and indistinctly inscribed on label on reverse

61.00 x 76.20 cm    24.02 x 30.00 inches

Overall Framed Size
72.70 x 86.50 cm    28.62 x 34.06 inches

Provenance
Private Collection purchased from Ackerman early 1970s

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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