19th Century English School
Portrait of Job Marson
Size without frame: 22 1/2 x 17 in
Job Marson (1817-1857) was a British Classic winning jockey. His most famous partnership was with Voltigeur, winner of the 1850 Derby and St Leger, owned by Lord Zetland. For Sir Joseph Hawley, the jockey won the 1851 1000 Guineas on Aphrodite and the Derby on Teddington, receiving a £2000 reward. The painting comes complete with the artist’s whip.