Le Pont du Gard
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Frederick Richard Lee ( Barnstable 1798 - London 1879 )
Frederick Richard Lee was born in Barnstaple, Devon. Son of the architect Thomas Lee (Snr) and brother of Thomas Lee (Jnr) (another well-known architect). Frederick was enrolled as a student in the Royal Academy on 16th January 1818, aged a mere 19 years. Although no dated paintings are recorded from this time, by the time of his election as ARA on 3rd November 1834, at least six dated paintings existed. One of F.R. Lee's paintings from this time is Bringing in the Stag (1830; Tate Gallery, London).