19th century Royal Mail coaching / carriage oil, of four-in-hand with passenger aboard by John Frederick Herring Sr. (English, 1795 – 1865)
19th century coaching / carriage oil on panel, of four-in-hand Royal Mail coach with passenger aboard speeding along a dusty country road passing a milestone by John Frederick Herring Sr. (English, 1795 – 1865). The coach wearing the correct Royal Mail livery, black with red door and lower panels, and Post Office red wheels. Signed and dated lower left “J.F. Herring 1839”. To the reverse gallery label for Thomas Agnew & Sons.
Provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons
This is the preparatory version for a larger version of the same subject, signed and dated “J.F. Herring 1841" and within a slightly different landscape in the, Paul Mellon Collection, Yale Center for British Art, Yale University (accession number B2001.2.210).
This is a SOLD item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes.
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