John Frederick Herring Jr. (British, 1815-1795) oil on canvas landscape, depicting five horses, several chickens and pigs inside a fenced barnyard, while several fox hunters depart on horseback in the background. Signed lower left of center, J.F. Herring. Later parcel gilt molded frame. 13 1/2" x 20 1/2" sight, 19" x 26" framed. Note: John Frederick Herring Sr. (1795-1865) and his sons, John Frederick Herring Jr. (1815-1907) and Charles and Benjamin were painters, known for their hunting and barnyard scenes. We have attributed this work to J.F. Herring the younger based on the apparent age of the canvas. It should also be noted that J.F. Herring Jr. and his brothers were known to have collaborated on canvases. CONDITION: Overall good condition, likely cleaned and revarnished. Minute area of overpaint to far right horse's rear end, 1/16" flake to same horse's front left leg.
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