Derwent Lees - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Derwent Lees

Place: Hobart

Born: 1884

Death: 1931


Derwent Lees (14 November 1884 ? 24 March 1931) was an Australian landscape painter. Derwent Lees was born Desmond Lees in Hobart, Australia, in 1884. He lost a foot in a riding accident as a youth, while studying at Melbourne Grammar School in 1899-1900. Moving to London in 1905, Lees studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, joining its staff in 1...

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