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John Ferneley, 1782–1860
Miss Catherine Herrick with her Nieces and Nephews, the Five Elder Children of the Rev. and Mrs. Henry Palmer
Former Title(s):
Groupe of children, poney and ass [1828, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
52 1/4 x 45 1/4 inches (132.7 x 114.9 cm)

signed and dated 1827

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boys | children | conversation piece | donkey | family | girls | horse (animal) | portrait | woman | woods
Associated People:
Herrick, Catherine
Palmer, Reverend Henry
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Christie's sale catalogue : Pictures by old masters : 11 December 1959, Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, December 11, 1959, p. 24, Lot 166, Fiche B51 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 92-93, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867 : A Catalogue : The Paul Mellon Collection, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 240-241, no. 262, pl. 31, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Major Guy Paget, Melton Mowbray of John Ferneley, 1782-1860 , Edgar Backus, Leicester, 1931, p. 136, NJ18 F3845 P25 1931 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon : Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, , 1,2, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 153 (v.1), no. 292, pl. 80, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 66 (v.1), no. 239, N5220.M45 R69 1964 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Mario Praz, Conversation Pieces : A Survey of the Informal Group Portrait in Europe and America, , Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, University Park, 1971, p. 156, pl. 22, ND1304 +P713 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Stella A. Walker, Sporting art : England 1700-1900, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, 1972, no. 107, N8250 W35 (YCBA) + [YCBA]

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon : [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965, , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 22 (v.1), no. 78, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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