William Shakespeare

1 portrait

William Shakespeare

by Sir George Scharf, after a painting attributed to John Taylor
lithograph, circa 1856 (circa 1610)
20 in. x 15 1/8 in. (508 mm x 384 mm) paper size
Given by Joshua Darbon, 1902
Reference Collection
NPG D40741

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  • Sir George Scharf (1820-1895), Artist and art historian; first Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Artist associated with 80 portraits, Sitter in 79 portraits.
  • John Taylor (died 1651), Painter. Artist associated with 11 portraits.

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  • NPG 1: William Shakespeare (source portrait)

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