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This painting was commissioned by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust for the 1981 extension of the Shakespeare Centre and painted especially for the section of wall behind the bar. It shows the River Thames and the Globe Theatre at the time of Shakespeare. The view of London is based on Visscher's 'Long-view' and Hollar's drawing of the city.
oil on panel
H 78 x W 198 cm
signed and dated 1981