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Ely Palace Portrait


A portrait of Shakespeare; oil on oak panel; inscribed 'Aet.suae 39 x 1603' on top left hand side; framed in old Dutch style. Known as the 'Ely Palace' portrait as it belonged to Thomas Turton, Bishop of Ely, until 1864.

  • Measurements

  • Width

    396 mm

  • Height

    510 mm

  • Marks & inscriptions

    Aet.suae 39 x 1603,

  • Credit line

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