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Benjamin Marshall (Seagrave, Leicestershire 1768-1835 London)
PROPERTY OF THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Benjamin Marshall (Seagrave, Leicestershire 1768-1835 London)

Lord Stawell's filly Mockingbird, jockey up, being led by his Trainer from the Rubbing House at Newmarket

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Benjamin Marshall (Seagrave, Leicestershire 1768-1835 London) Lord Stawell's filly Mockingbird, jockey up, being led by his Trainer from the Rubbing House at Newmarket oil on canvas 28 1/8 x 36 1/8 in. (71.5 x 91.8 cm.)
Provenance
(Possibly) Charles Adeane, Esq. (1863–1943), 4 West Chapel Street , Curzon street, London; Christies, London, 6 May 1927, lot 54, as Portrait of a Racehorse, the property of Lord Stawell (150 gns.).
Alfred Peyton Jenkins, Richmond, VA and by descent to
Carter Todd Peyton Jenkins and Holly C. Jenkins, Richmond, VA, and by whom gifted to
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.
Literature
(Possibly) A. Noakes, Ben Marshall 1768-1835, Leigh-on-Sea, 1978, p. 66.

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Lot Essay

Henry Bilson-Legge, 2nd Baron Stawell (1757–1820), was a patron of the turf and bred the winner of the 1814 Epsom Derby, the British Thoroughbred, Blucher. He registered his colors of light blue and red cap in 1817. We are grateful to David Fuller for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.

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