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Gerard Johnson (active 1616-1623), Sculptor

Artist associated with 12 portraits
Gerard Johnson was a sculptor who worked in Jacboean England and who is thought to have created Shakespeare's funerary monument. His father, also called Gerard Johnson, came to England in 1567 from Holland. He established himself as a monumental sculptor in London, and his son followed on in his footsteps.

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1281

William Shakespeare

after Gerard Johnson
coloured plaster cast, 1846 (circa 1620)
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1735

William Shakespeare

after Gerard Johnson
plaster cast, (circa 1620)
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185a

William Shakespeare

after Gerard Johnson
plaster cast of copy of head of effigy at Stratford-upon-Avon, (circa 1620)
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D21013

Monument to William Shakespeare in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon

by George Vertue, after Gerard Johnson
line engraving, circa 1700-1750 (circa 1620)
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D42286

William Shakespeare

by William Ward, published by John Britton, after Thomas Phillips, after George Bullock, after Gerard Johnson
mezzotint, published 23 April 1816 (circa 1620)
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D42285

William Shakespeare

after Unknown sculptor, after Gerard Johnson
photographic print, early 20th century
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D41659

William Shakespeare

after Gerard Johnson
stipple engraving, (circa 1620)
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D41660

William Shakespeare

after Gerard Johnson
hand-coloured lithograph, (circa 1620)
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D18888

William Shakespeare

after Gerard Johnson
mezzotint, (circa 1620)
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D41657

William Shakespeare

by William Ward, printed by Lahee & Co, published by John Britton, after Thomas Phillips, after George Bullock, after Gerard Johnson
mezzotint, published 23 April 1816 (circa 1620)
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D41658

William Shakespeare

by William Ward, printed by Lahee & Co, published by John Britton, after Thomas Phillips, after George Bullock, after Gerard Johnson
mezzotint, published 23 April 1816 (circa 1620)
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Place

London