Benjamin Marshall (1767-1835)
With Lang & Co. Carvers & Gilders, Hyde, London, UK;
Collection of Sir Walter Gilbey, Bar until 1910;
The Tresham Gilbey Collection until 1947;
Frost and Reed, London, UK, Registration No. 6395 stating the Gilbey and Tresham Gallery provenance cited above;
Private Collection, Canada
A faded partial handwritten label to the top stretcher inscribed indistinctly: “Mr. Bolton?... practice as a Solicitor at Newmarket? ... and was brother-in law to James Robinson the Jockey” verso.
James Robinson (1794-1873) was a British Jockey. In his riding career, which lasted until 1852, he rode the winners of 24 British Classic Races.