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).