Shakespeare, William

Basic data

  1. baptism-icon
    May 6, 1564greg. in Stratford-upon-Avon Großbritannien
  2. May 3, 1616greg. in Stratford-upon-Avon Großbritannien
  3. Dramatiker, Lyriker, Schauspieler, Dichter, Geschäftsmann
  4. Großbritannien

Iconography

(Source: Wikimedia)
(Source: Wikimedia)
John Shakespeare's house, believed to be Shakespeare's birthplace, in Stratford-upon-Avon (Source: Wikimedia)
Shakespeare's coat of arms, as it appears on the rough draft of the application to grant a coat-of-arms to John Shakespeare. It features a spear as a pun on the family name.[e] (Source: Wikimedia)
Shakespeare's funerary monument in Stratford-upon-Avon (Source: Wikimedia)
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, where Shakespeare was baptised and is buried (Source: Wikimedia)
Shakespeare's grave, next to those of Anne Shakespeare, his wife, and Thomas Nash, the husband of his granddaughter (Source: Wikimedia)
Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays by an unknown 19th-century artist (Source: Wikimedia)
Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing. By William Blake, c. 1786. Tate Britain. (Source: Wikimedia)
Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus, and the Ghost of Hamlet's Father. Henry Fuseli, 1780–1785. Kunsthaus Zürich. (Source: Wikimedia)
The reconstructed Globe Theatre on the south bank of the River Thames in London (Source: Wikimedia)
Title page of the First Folio, 1623. Copper engraving of Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout. (Source: Wikimedia)
Title page from 1609 edition of Shake-Speares Sonnets (Source: Wikimedia)
Pity by William Blake, 1795, Tate Britain, is an illustration of two similes in Macbeth: "And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, hors'd Upon the sightless couriers of the air."[196] (Source: Wikimedia)
Macbeth Consulting the Vision of the Armed Head. By Henry Fuseli, 1793–1794. Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington. (Source: Wikimedia)
A recently garlanded statue of William Shakespeare in Lincoln Park, Chicago, typical of many created in the 19th and early 20th century (Source: Wikimedia)
The Plays of William Shakespeare. By Sir John Gilbert, 1849. (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, Johann Friedrich Bolt - 1817 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, Johann Friedrich Bolt - 1817 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, 1801/1850 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, Payne, Albert Henry - 1841/1880 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, M ller, F. (1824) - 1824 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des W. Shakspeare, Massol - 1801/1831 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, Johann Friedrich Bolt - 1817 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, Johann Friedrich Bolt - 1817 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, Thomas Fairland - 1828 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des William Shakespeare, Josef Anton Selb - 1800/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Dargestellter: William Shakespeare Künstler: Josef Anton Selb Benoît Arlaud (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: William Shakespeare Künstler: keine Angabe Startseite Projekt Kontakt Links Beacon UBT (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)

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