SBT 1993-31/338

Caption
'Sir Edward Walker', a mid-seventeenth century portrait painting
Date Made:
about 1640s
Description
A portrait painting of Sir Edward Walker (1612-1677); in oils on canvas; full-size portrait, half-length, of man seated at table dressed in black robes with white cambric collar and cuffs; long, dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, dark brown moustache and small wispy beard; garter insignia hangs around neck; left hand raised, right hand holding folds of gown; paper on (stone) table before him; marble bust and pastoral landscape behind him; hair and sky appears to have been repainted. On 18 May 1675, Walker bought New Place, which had been William Shakespeare's home in Stratford-upon-Avon, for
Height:
114 cm
Width:
89 cm
Material:
oils , canvas
Maker:
William Dobson
Associated Person:
Walker, Edward (Sir)
Current Location:
Shakespeare Centre