The Golfers by Charles Lees

The scene takes place at St.


Oil on canvas
128.5 x 212 cm
Art Fund grant:
£75,000 ( Total: £2,500,015; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
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.


Alexander Hill; Angus Cheape Esq.

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 1JD 0131 624 6200

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