(1768 - 1835)
Benjamin Marshall was active/lived in United Kingdom, England. Benjamin Marshall is known for portrait painting and sport illustration-horse racing and portraiture.
Benjamin Marshall was born to Charles and Elizabeth Marshall in Seagrave, Leicestershire on 8 November, 1768. In 1791 at the age of twenty-three, Marshall received a recommendation letter from his local Member of Parliament and went to London to study with Lemuel Frances Abbott, a portrait painter. He quickly became recognized as a talented portrait painter and equine artist and gained the patronage of the Prince of Wales and the Duke and Dutchess of Devonshire, among others.
He exhibited thirteen paintings at the Royal Academy between 1800 and 1829, including His Game Cock and The Trimmed Cock in 1812. Also, Marshall developed a working relationship with The Sporting Magazine, which reproduced over 60 of his pa ... Displaying 750 of 2798 characters.