Art Collections: Paintings

Three Horse Heads with Chicken and Rooster, c. 1875

John Frederick Herring, Jr. , (English, 1815-1907)
oil on canvas, 24 ⅛ x 20 inches
Bequest of Elizabeth D. Clark, 2017

John Frederick “Fred” Herring, Jr., followed in the footsteps of his artist father, Herring, Sr., painting portraits of horses and other animals. This charming scene of animals in a barnyard was a common subject for the younger Herring, and was also a subject favored by his father during the latter part of his career.

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