‘Lady Liverpool’, a Bay Horse in a Stable

imitator of John Frederick Herring the elder (Surrey 1795 – Meopham, Kent 1865)
National Trust Inventory Number 987459

Category Paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 381 x 502 mm (15 x 19 ¾ in)
Place of origin
Collection Arlington Court, Devon
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, ‘Lady Liverpool’, a Bay Horse in a Stable, by imitator of John Frederick Herring the elder (Surrey 1795 – Meopham, Kent 1865), bears traces of a bogus signature, bottom right: J. F. Herring. The horse stands alone, unharnessed in a stable, in profile with its head facing left but looking round towards the spectator so that a white dimaond marking is visible between its eyes. The floor of the stable is covered with straw and there is hay in an iron hay rack on the left-hand wall above a stone fireplace.

Provenance

Bequeathed to the National Trust by Miss Rosalie Chichester (1865 – 1949) in 1949

Credit line

Arlington Court, The Chichester Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Bottom right: J. F. Herring

Makers and roles

imitator of John Frederick Herring the elder (Surrey 1795 – Meopham, Kent 1865), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Oil paint (8234)
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Wood (126050)
Category Paintings (12562)
Collection Arlington Court, Devon (3956)
Periods 19th century (165061)
Maker John Frederick Herring the elder (Surrey 1795 – Meopham, Kent 1865) (43)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (10942)

Record Status

Enhanced

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