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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
Children: John Ferneley, Sarah Ferneley, Claude Lorraine Ferneley
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