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#portraitchallenge: lady shakespeare



Well, that's my fancy dress sorted for Shakespeare's 400th birthday party! Today's #PortraitChallenge was this engraving by Martin Droeshout, tweeted by the British Museum. Their website says it's 'from the Third Folio of Shakespeare’s works of 1663–1664 and was originally engraved for the title page to the First Folio, published in 1623. It is therefore one of the earliest portraits of Shakespeare.' (Read more here.) Lots of people have taken part; check out their pictures over at @StudioTeaBreak!



Visit @StudioTeaBreak to see the full gallery!


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knighttcreation
Apr. 29th, 2016 03:40 pm (UTC)
Fab!
I love it, great use of colour. :-D
jabberworks
Apr. 30th, 2016 07:42 pm (UTC)
Re: Fab!
Thanks!
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