John Frederick Herring, Sr.

John Frederick Herring, Sr. (12 September 1795 – 23 September 1865) Location: Born in: London, England John Frederick Herring, born in London in 1795. Herring stayed in London until he was 18 and his greatest interest was drawing horses. In  1814, he moved to Doncaster in the north of England, arriving in time to see the Duke of Hamilton’s…

~The Third Annual Equus Film Festival In NYC~

It’s this time of year again when the horses and their equestrians take over New York City! The Equus Film Festival will be in NYC on November 20-22, 2015 with many films, plus artists from all corners of the world and over 30 authors, as well as many speakers. About The Equus Film Festival: The Equus Film…

~The Sporting Art Auction ~Keenland and Cross Gate Gallery!

 In today’s post, you will see some well known equestrian artists , some of them in fact  I featured on my blog on past posts- including Sir Alfred Munnings, Alexa King and John Skeaping ! I hope you all enjoy seeing some fantastic art work made by great artists that was nicely put together by The…

Christie’s Art of The Horse~ Shanghai and Hong Kong!

This week, an amazing celebration of the horse is  taking place in Shanghai to celebrate the year of the horse! The elite Christie’s Auction house has put together a wide range of horse related art works through out the centuries.  This event will run in Shanghai from the 21st  of October to the 4th of November, and then is…

Happy Autumn!! The Sporting Art Of Christine M. Cancelli ~

  Happy first full day of fall! For today’s post, I’m doing Christine M. Cancelli who does fabulous paintings of racing, portraits and fox hunting! I realy like her work, and hope you  do too~   Christine M. Cancelli~ Location: Howell, New Jersey, USA Christine M. Cancelli has had a long and varied career involving art and horses….

Sam Savitt ~

    Sam Savitt~ 1917-2000 Born In: Wilkes-Barre, PA   Sam Savitt would some times be asked , what do you want to be when you  grow up? He would reply, “I want to be a horse”. And so, he did the next best thing: he captured the beauty of horses in his art~ Unknown~  …