Musée No:737.202Regular price £25.00
Memnon, with William Scott Up
Artist: John Frederick Herring
John Frederick Herring Sr. (1795 –1865) was a highly successful and prolific artist, he ranks along with Sir Edwin Landseer as one of the more eminent animal painters of mid- 19th century Europe.
Memnon (foaled 1822) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire, bred and originally trained in Yorkshire, best known for winning the classic St Leger Stakes in 1825 ridden by William Scott. In a racing career which lasted from 1824 until 1828 he ran fifteen times and won nine races.