Thomas James Scott(American, 1824-1888)
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Scott studied at Philadelphia’s Central High School where portrait artist Rembrandt Peale was his graphics professor. Scott moved to Kentucky and studied with famed equine artist Edward Troye. A writer for the sporting journal Turf, Field, and Farm, Scott was a well-respected authority on conformation. His commissioned works include a portrait of R. A. Alexander’s champion sire Lexington, which now hangs at Keeneland.