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William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare, after Gerard Johnson, (circa 1620) - NPG 185a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Shakespeare

after Gerard Johnson
plaster cast of copy of head of effigy at Stratford-upon-Avon, (circa 1620)
12 in. (305 mm) high
Given by Albert Way, 1874
Primary Collection
NPG 185a


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  • Gerard Johnson (active 1616-1623), Sculptor. Artist associated with 12 portraits.

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