Trade label (72 x 68 mm), pasted on verso of linen backed print: ‘Cupid Sleeping. From a painting of Guido Reni, in the Collection of Sir Laurence Dundas Bar.’ Engraved by Robert Strange, cut close to plate mark (380 x 440 mm).
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Thomas Fentham (1774-1808) ‘was a leading looking glass and picture framer in the Strand, whose business was carried on after his death by his son’.
The label offered here is not known to the National Portrait Gallery’s Directory of British Frame makers (online). They know of two different worded labels from this address.
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