From Mr. Ozias Humphry's Drawing of the Chandos. Picture made for the late Mr. Malone in the Year 1783.
Etching and stipple on chine colle, rare. 179 x 127mm. 7 x 5".
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) dramatist and poet. Portrait of William Shakespeare after the 'Chandos' portrait; bust to the left, with hair curled over ears, short moustache and beard; wearing earing in left ear, and white collar with tassles; a vignette. Illustration to Boaden's 'Inquiry into the Authenticity of Pictures and Prints of Shakespeare', 1824.
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