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Posts from the ‘English’ Category

18
Jul

British Equestrian Artists: James Pollard 1792-1867

The second son of Robert Pollard and Ann Iley, this artist was born in Islington, and was tutored and guided by his father who, from quite early in his son’s life, desided that he should be encouraged to be a horse painter. Read more »

5
Jun

Henry Barraud 1811-1874

Born in London, Barraud, who was baptized at St. Mary’s Church, Lambeth on May 16th, was the brother of William. Read more »

8
May

JOHN FREDERICK HERRING, SENIOR 1795-1865

Born in Blackfriars, Surrey, John Frederick senior was the son of Benjamin Herring (who was born in America under the British flag but was Dutch by descent). Read more »

8
May

GEORGE STUBBS 1724-1806

George Stubbs was the greatest of English horse painter, a master whose work stands alone, and who has had a greater influence on sporting painting throughout the world than anyone else who has lived. Read more »

8
May

SIR ALFRED JAMES MUNNINGS 1878-1959

With Stubbs, Munnings is one of the two great masters of sporting art and much has been written about him. Read more »