William Shakespeare

1 portrait

William Shakespeare, by Martin Droeshout, printed by  Thomas Cotes, printed for  Robert Allot, 1632 - NPG D16530 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Shakespeare

by Martin Droeshout, printed by Thomas Cotes, printed for Robert Allot
line engraving, 1632
7 7/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. (199 mm x 166 mm) plate size; 9 1/4 in. x 6 7/8 in. (234 mm x 176 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D16530


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Artistsback to top

  • Robert Allot (active 1625-1635), Bookseller. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • Thomas Cotes (active 1606-died 1641), Printer. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
  • Martin Droeshout (1601-1650?). Artist associated with 21 portraits.

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  • NPG 185: William Shakespeare (impression from same plate as)