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However, Wood also executed a number of watercolours of golfing subjects, such as this signed and dated 1933 watercolour, right, of the links at Gullane, East Lothian, offered by the Edinburgh auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull (17.5/10% buyer’s premium) in the otherwise run-of-the-mill picture section of their July 10 golf and sporting sale.

Measuring 91/2 by 2ft 5in (24 x 73cm), this panoramic view of one of Scotland’s oldest seaside golf courses was in an altogether
different price league from Wood’s normal repertoire and it was knocked down to a Scottish collector at a mid-estimate £11,000.