English School, 19th century 'The world is not thy friend'
Lot 156W
English School, 19th Century 'The world is not thy friend'
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,889) inc. premium
Auction Details
Art & Antiques Oxford
26 Jun 2013 10:00 BST

Auction 20696
Lot Details
English School, 19th Century
'The world is not thy friend'
bears inscription on old label 'Need and oppression starveth in thine eyes; Contempt and beggary hangs upon thy back; The world is not thy friend/Shakespeare/Picture by O.O./60a Brook Street/Grosvenor Square' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
136 x 106cm (53 9/16 x 41 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • The inscription on the label is an extract from William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' Act 5, Scene 1.
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