International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 24

Lot 24

John Frederick Herring Snr. (1795-1865)

John Frederick Herring Snr. (1795-1865)
Lot 24 Details
John Frederick Herring Snr. (1795-1865), British


Oil on panel; signed lower right, titled to the wainscoting mid-right
9.75" x 12" — 24.8 x 30.5 cm.

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $5,166
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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John Frederick Herring Snr. (1795-1865)
  • John Frederick Herring Snr. (1795-1865)
  • John Frederick Herring Snr. (1795-1865)

Phillips, London, June 23, 1992, lot 95;
Sotheby’s, London, Nov. 10, 1993, lot 115;
Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, December 2012, lot 54;
Private Collection, Canada


“THE PRINCESS; Winner of the Oaks, 1844. Pedigree,” The Farmer’s Magazine, Nov., 1844, No. 5, Vol. XXI, p. 381, pl. II


“The Princess, a chestnut filly, was bred by Lord Jersey, in 1841, and is by Slane, out of sister to Cobweb (foaled in 1820), by Phantom, her dam Filagree, by Soothsayer, out of Web [...]
In 1843, then two years old made her debut at Doncaster... In 1844, at Epsom, the Princess, ridden by Butler, won the Oaks, beating Lord Exeter’s Merope.”


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LOT 24

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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