Lester Berchart Reiff(1877-1948), Jockey
Sitter in 2 portraits
Reiff was a US born jockey, who arrived in England in 1896, and was promptly suspended by the Jockey Club for interfering with another horse in the Goodwood Cup. His English license was reinstated in 1900; he won 143 races out of 549 mounts that year, and became the first foreigner to become Champion Jockey.
by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 30 August 1900
Vanity Fair Panel no. 7 (John ('Johnny') William Reiff; (James Forman) Tod Sloan; Sir Oswald Mosley, 4th Bt; Edward Rodney ('Roddy') Owen; Seymour Berkeley Portman-Dalton (né Portman); Lester Berchart Reiff; Arthur Hepburn Hastie; Robert Peck; Arthur...)
by Sir Leslie Ward, and Godfrey Douglas Giles, and Liborio Prosperi ('Lib'), and Sir Charles Garden Assheton-Smith (né Duff), 1st Bt ('Cloister', 'C.G.D'), and George Algernon Fothergill, and Cuthbert Bradley, and Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.
chromolithographs pasted onto wooden panel, assembled from prints published 1883-1900