Portrait of Shakspeare, now exhibiting in the Shakspeare Gallery.
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Published by [Boydell?] in [London] .
Written in English


  • Shakspeare Gallery (London).

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesCatalogue of twenty-eight designs, from the poetical works of Milton.
ContributionsWestall, Richard, 1765-1836.
The Physical Object
Pagination12,[4]p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17375755M

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There are only two portraits that definitively portray William Shakespeare, both of which are is the engraving that appears on the title-page of the First Folio, published in , and the other is the sculpture that adorns his memorial in Stratford upon Avon, which dates from before Experts and critics have argued that several other paintings from the period . Shakespeare and His Contemporaries The book is published to coincide with the National Portrait Gallery's Searching for Shakespeare exhibition from 2 March to 29 May National Portrait Gallery Insights New series. Cooper, Tarnya, Searching for Shakespeare (hardback), (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 2 March - 29 May ), p. 53 Cooper, Tarnya, Elizabeth I & Her People, (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 10 October - 5 January ), p. The suggestion the portrait is of William Shakespeare appears to have developed in the 19th century. When the picture came to the attention of academics in the Author: Louise Jury.

The Chandos The Chandos is the portrait that, ever since the Janssen acquired its natural hairline in , has been the favored image for representing Shakespeare on book jackets and the internet.   Everything about the Chandos, its history as well as the image itself, suggests that it is, in fact, a genuine portrait of William of Stratford. rows  The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery in London, England, was the first stage of a . To Be or Not to Be Shakespeare who curated the exhibition at London's National Portrait Gallery, where the portraits exhibit opened last March. Last year in the New York Times Book Review. Searching for Shakespeare. By Lloyd Sullivan. Janu The Searching for Shakespeare exhibition tour will open at the National Portrait Gallery in London, England on March 2nd, and continue to May 29th, The exhibition will then travel to the Yale Center for British Art at New Haven, Connecticut and continue from June 24th, to .

  It has, she said, the strongest claim of any of the known contenders to be a true portrait of Shakespeare, six of which go on show today at the gallery's Searching for Shakespeare exhibition. The Author: Charlotte Higgins.   An iconic portrait used on the cover of numerous books about William Shakespeare is not of the playwright at all, the National Portrait Gallery said yesterday. It is now thought that the Grafton. Stanley Wells, Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, poses with the Cobbe portrait painting of William Shakespeare, March 9, Photo by Getty Images. THE DEBATE ABOUT which of the proposed portrait paintings of William Shakespeare is really him has been as heated as the age-old question about whether or not he authored his own plays. Unveiled in , the quality and age of the portrait means it is now believed to be the original in a long line of Shakespeare portraits, the ancestors of our textbook : Kyle Chayka.