William Shakespeare

1 portrait of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, by George Vertue, 1719 - NPG D25489 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Shakespeare

by George Vertue
line engraving, 1719
13 5/8 in. x 9 1/4 in. (347 mm x 235 mm) plate size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D25489


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  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 846 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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