Statue of Shakespeare at Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, London.

Designed by William Kent.

Sculpted by Peter Scheemakers in 1741.

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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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