Charles Lees R.S.A. (1800-1880): An important mid-19th Century preliminary oil on paper portrait of Viscount Valentia
painted in preparation for 'The Golfers A Grand Match Played on St. Andrews Links 1841'. The painting has been left untouched and undivided on board.
This lot also includes a copy of 'Challenges & Champions', The Royal and Ancient Club 1754-1883, by John Behrend and Peter N. Lewis.
5 x 3½ inches
Provenance: From a private collection in Surrey, England and a Christie's catalogue entry circa 1940, a copy of which is attached to the reverse of the painting.
- Please note this lot was previously part of lot 230, which has now been divided.