The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0640 Tuesday, 11 July 2006
Date: Monday, 10 Jul 2006 18:06:34 +0100
Subject: 17.0630 New Shakespeare Portrait Discovered
Comment: Re: SHK 17.0630 New Shakespeare Portrait Discovered
>Stanley Wells ... told The Times: "This is a very interesting find. Its
>emergence in a collection which belonged to Shakespeare's patron is
>in itself of considerable interest. It's not impossible that it's
Of course it's impossible. WS was forty-six in 1610. This portrait is
clearly of a younger man. WS was also bald as a coot. It seems that ANY
portrait of a man in a ruff can now be a possibly Shakespeare.
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>
DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.