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William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare
This portrait of William Shakespeare appears to be based on the Jansen Portrait, painted by the Flemish artist Cornelius Jansen (1593-1664) who arrived in London two years after Shakespeare had died. Jansen allegedly created this image by copying a cast.
c1825
London Metropolitan Archives
Granger Portrait Collection
Jansen, Cornelius
Wright, T.
Wivell, A.
engraving
paper
portrait
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