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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1024875: 19th Century Portrait Oil Painting Of A Black Pointer Dog In A Landscape By John Frederick Herring Senior
19th century portrait oil painting of a black pointer dog in a landscape by john frederick herring senior - CATEGORY: ANTIQUE ART - DATED 19TH CENTURY
 

19th Century Portrait Oil Painting Of A Black Pointer Dog In A Landscape By John Frederick Herring Senior

£12,500    $16,205    €14,846
A black pointer in a woodland landscape by John Frederick Herring Senior, circa 1830. Oil on canvas in a giltwood frame.
 
Provenance:
 
Arthur Ackerman and Son
 
Frost and Reed
 
Blains, Bruton Place, London
 
John Frederick Herring, born in London in 1795, was the son of a London merchant of Dutch parentage, who had been born overseas in America. The first eighteen years of Herring's life were spent in London, where his greatest interests were drawing and horses. In 1814, at the age of 18, he moved to Doncaster in the north of England, and by 1815, had married Ann Harris. His sons John Frederick Herring Jr., Charles Herring, and Benjamin Herring were all to become artists, while his two daughters, Ann and Emma, both married painters.
 
In Doncaster, England, Herring was employed as a painter of inn signs and coach insignia on the sides of coaches, and his later contact with a firm owned by a Mr. Wood led to Herring's subsequent employment as a night coach driver. Herring spent his spare time painting portraits of horses for inns, and he became known as the "artist coachman". Herring's talent was recognized by wealthy customers, and he began painting hunters and racehorses for the gentry.
 
In 1830, he left Doncaster for Newmarket, England, where he spent three years before moving to London, England. During this time, Herring might have received tuition from equestrian artist Abraham Cooper. In London, Herring experienced financial difficulties and was given financial assistance by W. T. Copeland, who commissioned many paintings, including some designs used for the Copeland Spode bone china. In 1840-1841, Herring visited Paris, painting several pictures, on the invitation of the Duc d’Orleans, the son of the French King Louis-Phillipe.
 
In 1845, Herring was appointed Animal Painter to the Duchess of Kent, followed by a subsequent commission from the ruling Queen Victoria, who remained a patron for the rest of his life. In 1853, Herring moved to rural Ken...
Antique #SA1024875, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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