Picture - The Courtship of William Shakespeare


Watercolour drawing by David Woodlock; shows detail of Anne Hathaway's Cottage - front door, part of walls and thatch, and part of garden; young brown-haired woman depicted seated at top of steps to the door, carding wool - wears blue skirt, pink blouse, large white collar and apron; brown-haired man leans in doorway, reading a book - wears blue smock/jacket, brown breeches, grey hose; probably intended to depict Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway; signed and dated 1895.

  • Measurements

  • Width

    710 mm (frame)
    430 metres

  • Height

    580 mm (frame)
    290 mm

  • Marks & inscriptions

    David Woodlock,

  • Credit line

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