The Golfers by Charles Lees

The scene takes place at St.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
128.5 x 212 cm
Art Fund grant:
£75,000 ( Total: £2,500,015; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Cheape Family Trust

Andrews and depicts a golfing game between Sir David Baird and Sir Ralph Anstruther, against Major Playfair and John Campbell, Esq. Of Glensaddel. The painting comprises of some 52 people, all of whom have been named in the original catalogue for the work.

Provenance

Alexander Hill; Angus Cheape Esq.

Venue details

Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 1JD 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

Entry details

50% off with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Thu until 7pm)

Closed 25 – 26 Dec

Share this article