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Bust of Shakespeare

Description

Bust of Shakespeare based on the Chandos and Chesterfield portraits, the dramatist shown wearing falling bands, tasselled collar, shirt with four buttons and with cloak draped over his right shoulder. On a circular pedestal., More likely to be based on the Scheemaker statue : RS 17.11.2014

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 2003-15

  • Date

    1700-1900

  • Credit line

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