HERING, George Edwards. 18202



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Winkworth, inviting him to “meet a few Artist & other friends” next Monday evening. A good one page example, 6 x 4 inches. 45 Grove End Road, 5 January 1857. George Edwards Hering (1805-79), landscape painter. In the 1830s he went on a tour through Hungary and Transylvania among the Carpathian mountains, with John Paget and a Mr. Sanford. John Paget published an account of his Hungarian tour with illustrations by Hering, and Hering on his return to England published in 1838 a companion volume of Sketches on the Danube, in Hungary, and Transilvania, etc. Hering specialised in Italian scenery, particularly with lakes. In 1836 he first exhibited at the Royal Academy, sending The Ruins of the Palace of the Cæsars, Rome, and was a regular contributor from that time to the Academy and to the British Institution.