John Ferneley Snr

John Ferneley Snr

Stallion with Groom Oil on canvas Signed and Dated 1812 26x38 inches £12000

John E. Ferneley, was an English painter who specialised in portraying sporting horses and hunting scenes. Although his rendition of horses was stylised, he is regarded as one of the great British equine artists, second perhaps only to George Stubbs. 

Born: 18 May 1782, Thrussington

Died: 1860, Melton Mowbray

ChildrenJohn FerneleySarah FerneleyClaude Lorraine Ferneley