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William Shakespeare

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1685 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Droeshout, Martin II, born 1601 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.617-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 2, box A

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, showing head and shoulders, facing slightly left.

Place of Origin

England (published)

Date

1685 (published)

Artist/maker

Droeshout, Martin II, born 1601 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Martin Droeshout: sculpsit. London'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 7.875 in, Width: 6.5 in

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of William Shakespeare, engraved by Martin Droeshout, 1685.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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