- William Shakespeare
- Mezzotint on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 22 1/4 x 17 1/8 inches (56.5 x 43.5 cm), Plate: 15 1/4 x 12 1/8 inches (38.7 x 30.8 cm), and Image: 9 7/8 x 8 inches (25.1 x 20.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite lower right: "No.500 L.J.Z."
Lettered lower center: "Samuel Cousins, A.R.A. | William Shakespeare. | From the Chandos Portrait in the possession of the Earl of Ellesmere | Engraved for the Shakespeare Society, June, 1849"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- beard | coat | collar | earring | moustache | portrait
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British, William Shakespeare, 1849
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