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Fig 2. Artist Unknown. "The Flower portrait of William Shakespeare." Dated 1609. c. 1820-40. Recently proven to have been painted in the 19th century. This painting is over 100 years old and is in the public domain. Wikimedia Commons. Web. 3 May 2014.
Shakespeare for Students is a reference book for Shakespeare studies. You can start here for ideas and background information on Shakespeare's plays and poetry. Each entry includes: