(fl.1740 - 1771)
Henry Pickering was active/lived in United Kingdom. Henry Pickering is known for painting.
Biography Henry Pickering
Pickering's earliest known portrait is dateable to 1740. His typical
style of painting is a stiffer rendering from that of Thomas Hudson.
Vertue states that in 1745 Pickering returned from a trip to Italy and
that he on occasion worked with Joseph Van Aken the drapery painter. He
was working in London circa 1746, but also appears to have had a good
following in the North Midlands. He appears to have moved about between
Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales, all of which districts
provided him with sitters. In 1759 he was living in Manchester, possibly
in Deansgate and appears to have been there at his death. His will
(dated 1759) requested that his pictures 'may be finish'd by the Best
Drapery Painter and then
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