Shakespeare Likeness to Tour Britain

No reaction yet from the Edward de Vere camp regarding the news.


LONDON.- One of the National Portrait Gallery‘s most important possessions – the ‘Chandos’ portrait of William Shakespeare – is to tour Britain for the first time since it was acquired by the Gallery as part of a major exhibition of writers’ portraits.

The work will be the centrepiece of an exhibition, Writers of Influence: Shakespeare to J.K. Rowling, displaying 61 of the Gallery’s most important literary portraits…

Here is the Chandos portrait:

Which, as we know, is now being challenged by a newer version of the Bard that puts him in a more dashing light:

More fuel for the conspiracy fires, I suppose.


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