Sydney LEE 1866–1949
Landscape painter, etcher and wood engraver. Born 27 August 1866 in Manchester. Studied at the Manchester School of Art and in Paris at the Atelier Colarossi. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1903; member 1906–20. International Society 1907, R.E. 1915, A.R.A. 1922, R.A. 1930. Member of the Council of Art and Industry 1934. Travelled much in Europe. Died in London 31 October 1949.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I