James Seymour-One Of The First Sporting Artists In Europe

Known as one of the first sporting artists of his era focusing on equine paintings, James Seymour paintings have hung in the home of the  6th Duke of Somerset in the 1700s and  prestigious galleries today. James Seymour 1702 – 1752 London, England The son of a banker, gold smith, diamond and art dealer, James Seymour…

Caught In A Blizzard: The Equine Art Of Nikolai Sverchkov

Nikolai Sverchkov  was a prolific artist and is best known for his sporting and snow scene paintings, as well as illustrating “Album of Horse Breeders with Portraits”, in 1845 that was published by  Johann Velten and paintings of numerous equestrian portraits of the Royal Court.   Nikolai Sverchkov 1817-1898 Tsarskoe Selo, Russia   Besides painting…