PORTRAITS OF SHAKESPEARE & ARTISTS

Claimed Portraits of Shakespeare have always been measured by how they compare to the Droeshout Engraving above.

The Historian, Mary Edmond suggested that The Droeshout  could have been based on a now lost portrait of William Shakespeare listed in the notes of George Vertue whilst cataloging the collection of Robert Keck; a repected collector of Shakespeare memorabilia whose collection included The (later to be named) Chandos.

Shopping Cart