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Benjamin Marshall

(1768—1835) painter and racing journalist


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(b Seagrave, Leicestershire, 8 Nov. 1768; d London, 24 July 1835). English sporting painter, one of the best followers of Stubbs. He was briefly a pupil of the portrait painter L. F. Abbott, but from c.1792 he turned to animal painting. In 1812 he settled at Newmarket, famous for its racecourse, but he returned to London in 1825.

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