John Frederick Herring Junior (1820-1907)
"The Ploughing Team"
Oil on Canvas, 74 x 96cm / 98 x 120cm
John F Herring Jnr. was well known for his farm and rural scenes, often with horses, following somewhat in the tradition of his father John Frederick Herring Snr (1795-1865) who was considered to be one of England's greatest Sporting and Equestrian artists, patronized by the English aristocracy. Herring Jnr was expose, through his father's connections, to both great art and wealthy patrons. Three of the four sons of Herring Snr became painters, often collaborating on single paintings.