[Framers.] Thomas Fentham, Carver, Gilder and Picture-Frame Maker, at No. 52. Opposite Old Round-Court, Strand, London,Sells all Sorts of Picture, Print, and Looking-Glass Frames, of any Colour to match Rooms; various sorts of Green and Gold Dressing-Glasses, rich Girnadoles, &c and Green and Blue Venetian Window-Blinds. Old Pictures and Prints cleaned, lined, repaired, and secured from dust.
Letterpress label, 70 x 65mm (2¾ x 6¼"). Pasted to canvas on the back of a religious engraving after Rheni.
According to the British Museum Fentham was active at that address from c.1783 to at least 1796; by 1802 he had moved to 132 Strand, his address to c.1811. They also have a mezzotint portrait of Sir William Wallace engraved by Thomas Watson published by Fentham from 52 Strand.
Ex collection of the Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36483] £160.00