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One of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's oil paintings

Our Shakespeare in Oils

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust owns many works of art of various kinds – paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, engraved glass, and so on. I’ve just returned from the opening of a Shakespeare portrait exhibition at the Morgan Library in New York, for which we loaned two items. I thought it might be of interest to tell […]

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Face of Clay

In New York last week I had the unusual and fascinating experience of sitting for my portrait bust. The artist is Greg Wyatt, a distinguished sculptor whose many remarkable works include the Shakespeare-inspired sculptures commissioned for the Great Garden of Shakespeare’s home, New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon. Other works by him adorn many public buildings in America […]

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The Changing Face of William Shakespeare

Next week I shall be travelling to New York with three colleagues to take part in the opening of an exciting new exhibition at the Morgan Library: The Changing Face of William Shakespeare (4 Feb – 1 May 2011). A few months ago, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust acquired a lost copy of the Cobbe portrait […]

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