The "Chandos" portrait, said to be of William Shakespeare (15641616). Once in the possession of the Duke of Chandos; before him, of the playwright William Davenant (16061668). Now in the National Portrait Gallery, London.



Michael Hancher
Department of English, University of Minnesota
URL: <http://mh.cla.umn.edu/Chandos.html>
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Created 4 September 1999