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    john frederick herring snr (1795-1865). oil on board

    Antique John Frederick Herring Snr (1795-1865). Oil on board

    Country Homes Antiques Scotland est;1985
    John Frederick Herring Snr (1795-1865). Oil on board
    John Frederick Herring Snr (1795-1865). Two Ponies by Barn' Oil on board,  A superb and most charming painting by this very well known artist.
    Bears nameplate to giltwood frame, 33 x 44cm
    Provenance: Inscription verso that painting was originally bought by vendors father c.1880 from the merchants Bell, John & Matthew (Glasgow Pottery), which then became the early BBC Headquarters in Glasgow. This painting has been handed down the family line, untouched and completely original in his original presentation frame with his original exhibition name plaque.
    We presently have another larger Frederick Herring within this gallery available.

     
    (b Surrey, England, 1795, d Tunbridge Wall, England, 1865) English painter. At the age of 18, Herring moved from London to Doncaster, where he was employed as an inn sign painter and a coach driver. He was known as the “artist coachman,” because he spent his spare time painting portraits of horses. Eventually, his talent was recognized, and Herring was commissioned to paint hunters and racehorses for the gentry. After 1836, Herring started to incorporate ‘SR’ at the end of his signature in order differentiate himself from his son, John Frederick Herring, Jr., who was also a successful Equestrian painter. In 1840, he visited Paris on the invitation of Duc d’Orleans, son of the French King Louis Phillipe I. Herring moved to Kent in 1853, where spent his time as a country squire, painting sporting works of hunting, racing, and shooting, as well as agricultural scenes and narrative pictures. Herring was a highly successful and prolific artist, who ranked, along with Sir Edwin Landseer, as one of the most eminent animal painter of mid-nineteenth century Europe. He exhibited at the Royal Academy of Fine Art from 1818 to 1865; the British Institute from 1830 to 1852; and the Society of British Artists in 1836 to 1852, where he was the Vice-P
     
     
     
    Auction records for John Frederick Herring Snr
    Lot 8: John Frederick Herring, Snr.
     
    Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
    Description: British, 1795-1865THE END OF THE DAY.  J.F. Herring (ll)Oil on canvas20 1/8 x 24 1/8 inches (51.1 x 61.3
     
    Doyle New York  May 6, 2004
    New York, NY, US
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    Lot 47: JOHN FREDERICK HERRING, SENIOR (BRITISH, 1795-1865) RABBITS FEEDING Oil on panel; 9 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.
     

    Est: $7,000 - $9,000
     
    Sold: $18,000
     
     
    Potomack Company
    June 26, 2010, 10:00 EST
    Alexandria, VA, US
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    Est: $15,000 - $20,000
    $7,000 0 bids
    Arader Galleries
     
    June 2, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
    New York, NY, US
     Live Auction
     

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    Sotheby's est; £250,000-£350,000
    May 24, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
    New York, NY, US
     
     
     

    Description: oil on canvas
     

    Dimensions: 42 by 63 in.
    Medium: oil on canvas
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    Lot 7: * JOHN FREDERICK HERRING SNR.
    Estimate: $600,000 - $800,000
    Description: signed and dated J.F. Herring 1827 lower right oil on canvas.
     
     
     
     

    Price: SOLD

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