Bronze statue of Shakespeare

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Date:1840 - 1899 (c.)

Description:Made in the nineteenth-century by Eugene Cornu

This French artist essentially follows the archetypal depiction of Shakespeare established by the Chandos and Chesterfield portraits.

Identity number SBT 1956-2/1


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1750s
Carved Bust of Shakespeare - left-hand side
Carved Bust of Shakespeare - left-hand side

This mulberry-wood carving appears to have been copied from the Holy Trinity Church ...

1790s
Plaster model of 'Shakespeare Asleep under the Crab Tree' - lid open
Plaster model of 'Shakespeare Asleep under the Crab Tree' - lid open

A bas-relief plaster model showing Shakespeare asleep under a crab-apple tree at ...

1810s
Copy of Shakespeare Monument Bust from Holy Trinity Church  - front
Copy of Shakespeare Monument Bust from Holy Trinity Church - front

This plaster-cast copy was made from the bust which forms part of the monument in ...

1960s
Bronze sculpture of Shakespeare
Bronze sculpture of Shakespeare

This bronze statue was designed for the entrance foyer of the Shakespeare Centre ...

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Image courtesy of: The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust - Museum

Donor ref:SBT 1956-2/1 (16/9993)

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