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The Deer-stealing Episode at Charlecote


A 19th century oil painting depicting the apocryphal story of Shakespeare poaching deer from Charlecote House near Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare is shown (bottom right) with Sir Thomas Lucy of Charlecote, before the gateway.

  • Measurements

  • Width

    305 mm

  • Height

    380 mm

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust