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Unknown gentleman, possibly Sir Thomas Overbury, previously known as William Shakespeare

17 of 18 portraits of Sir Thomas Overbury

Unknown gentleman, possibly Sir Thomas Overbury, previously known as William Shakespeare

by Robert Cooper, published by Sherwood, Jones & Co, after Richard Earlom, after Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
mezzotint, published June 1825
8 5/8 in. x 5 5/8 in. (220 mm x 143 mm) plate size; 10 in. x 6 7/8 in. (255 mm x 175 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D41649


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  • NPG D4207: Unknown gentleman, possibly Sir Thomas Overbury, previously known as William Shakespeare (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D4208: Unknown gentleman, possibly Sir Thomas Overbury, previously known as William Shakespeare (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D41650: William Shakespeare (mounted onto the same sheet as)

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