John E. Ferneley, 1782-1860, was an English painter who specialized in portraying sporting horses and hunting scenes
. He was regarded as one of the great British equine artists. John Ferneley paintings depicted hunting when it was extremely fashionable. His canvas became much sought after; his patrons included many Royals and personalities. Ferneley specialised in painting "scurries". His panoramic artworks showed a sequence of events. John Ferneley oil painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy. John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray, is named after him. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.