Pine Wood Statue of Shakespeare

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Date:1775 - 1799 (c.)

Description:Modelled on the statue sculpted by Peter Scheemakers from a design by William Kent for Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey (unveiled in 1741).

This pinewood statue was once painted, as is indicated by traces of paint which still remain.

Made in the late eighteenth-century

Identity number SBT 1951-2

On display at Hall's Croft, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon. One of the Shakespearian properties managed by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

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Image courtesy of: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust - Museum

Donor ref:SBT 1951-2 (16/9977)

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