Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Portrait of Shakespeare

Digital Image File Name: 
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Portrait of Shakespeare
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Title (Hamnet): 
Portrait of Shakespeare [graphic]
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Early nineteenth century.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 painting on canvas : oil ; 76.6 x 55.7 cm.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Portraits.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Portrait paintings. gmgpc
Notes (Hamnet): 
See curatorial file for condition information.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Inscribed across the top in raised letters in black paint: "GVLEILMO SHAKSPERE"; underneath name at left: "Æt / 47"; underneath name at right: "Ao.D / 1611."
Notes (Hamnet): 
Piper 1962, no. 3.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Subject: See Pressly Catalogue, no. 158.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Title from Pressly.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Auctioneers, Wellington St., Strand, London [1902]; 34-35 New Bond St., London [1928], 18 March 1909, lot 183, £2.2.0, Quaritch acting as agent.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Pressly, W.L. Paintings in the Folger Shakespeare Library, 158