|HENRY R. MEASHAM, R.C.A. (b.1844,
THE YOUNG HOPEFUL 30
(PORTRAIT OF ERIC ROBERTS, Conway, North Wales)
There is evidence that the frame on this picture, though recently regilted, is
the original 1893 frame.
Corporation of Manchester Art Gallery, Eleventh
Autumn Exhibition, 1893
Provenance: Purchased in the 1950s from Newman Gallery, Los Angeles
According to the British archives of art at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London,
this is the only Henry Measham painting known to be in the Western Hemisphere.
LABELS ON REVERSE OF PICTURE:
Handwritten, probably in the artist's hand:
ARTIST - HENRY MEASHAM R.C.A.
26 KING STREET
Adhered to back of canvas:
age 9 years
WELLSLEY PEEL ROBERTS ESQR
PAINTED AUG. 30 1893 BY
HENRY MEASHAM, R.C.A.
Stamped on the canvas:
WINSOR & NEWTON LIMITED
28, RATHBONE PLACE