More about: Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples Bt.
Category: Tennis and Racquet Sports
Subcategory: Paintings & Prints
Lawn Tennis Print, Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples.
A splendid limited edition lawn tennis print 'LAWN TENNIS' taken from the original oil painting by Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples Bt. In this scene he portrays vividly the atmosphere and excitement of a game of tennis in its early days.
This print is limited to 750 copies.
Image size: 20 1/2 inches by 6 1/4 inches.
Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples' work was first accepted by the Royal Academy in 1875, when he was 22 years old, and he was a regular exhibitor thereafter. The original oil painting was probably exhibited in London at the Alpine Club in 1923 as 'The Lawn Tennis Club, Newcastle, Co. Down'.