The son of Francis Danby, James-Francois Danby was born in 1816 in Bristol. He was a landscape painter, who excelled in depicting sunrises and sunsets. His works were shown at both the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists, the latter of which he was a member. Danby successful career ended when he died suddenly in London in 1875 of apoplexy
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.