2006

SP2054 : Portrait of Shakespeare

taken 18 years ago, near to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

Portrait of Shakespeare
Portrait of Shakespeare
This picture is the work of 90 artists, painted on 23rd April 2006 to mark Shakespeare's birthday. The artists were all amateurs, each of whom had a canvas and a section of the picture to copy from. It was amazing that the result actually looked like the subject when all the canvases were assembled and fixed onto the frame. Judi Dench and Patrick Stewart unveiled the finished picture as it hung on the wall of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

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Category: Theatre
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SP2054, 1939 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Deirdre O'Neill   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 23 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 September, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 204 547 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.4101N 1:42.1802W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 204 547
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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