(1792 - 1867)
James Pollard was active/lived in United Kingdom, England. James Pollard is known for sport genre and coach scene painting, etching.
Biography James Pollard
Pollard was a painter and etcher, and son of Robert Pollard. His early
career was spent in the shadow of his father, for whom he worked as an
etcher of miscellaneous sporting subjects before establishing himself c.
1820 as a sporting painter in his own right.
A typical example is Doncaster Races: Horses Starting for the St Leger
(1831; Paul Mellon private collection).
Following a commission from the
King's Printseller, Edward Orme, for an inn signboard showing a coach
and horses, Pollard began to specialize in coaching scenes. The most
memorable of his productions are those that feature urban settings,
notable for their topogra
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