George Pycroft. Art in Devonshire: With the Biographies of Artists Born in that County. Exeter, 1883, p. 88, mentions that in 1864 Lee visited Garibaldi's home at Caprera and "painted many sketches, from which he did the picture . . . exhibited [in 1865]".
"F. R. Lee, R.A." Art Journal (December 1908), p. 376.
L[ionel]. C[ust]. "Frederick Richard Lee." Dictionary of National Biography. Vol. 11, New York, 1909, p. 794.
Maurice Harold Grant. A Chronological History of the Old English Landscape Painters. Vol. 8, 2nd ed. [1st ed. 1926, supp. 1949]. Leigh-on-Sea, 1961, p. 690, states that Lee painted two pictures of Garibaldi's house at Caprera in 1864.
Anthony M. Clark in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 96, ill.
L. H. Cust and Sarah Wimbush in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Vol. 33, Oxford, 2004, p. 66.
Katharine Baetjer. British Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575–1875. New York, 2009, pp. 260–61, no. 125, ill. (color).