A bust of Shakespeare.

 

Shakespeare's funeral bust

This bust is a copy dating from 1814.

The original stands at Shakespeare's tomb.

It was designed and produced by Gheerart Janssen, around 1623.

It can be visited at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Why change his image?
To celebrate him?
To promote him?
To play at politics?

To reinvent him?

the early likenesses
his first published portrait One from the family gallery
his funeral bust
A stately statue

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