William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”.
This bust is suitable for all Shakespeare aficionados and indeed for any lover of the English language.
Around the base there is included a quill and ink, scrolls, books, the Greek masks of Comedy and Tragedy, a crown, Hamlet’s skull, a Capulet rose and Montague swords from Romeo and Juliet. Incsribed are the words … ‘To thine own self be true’ quoted from Act I Scene 1 Hamlet
Height 12cms Width 6.5cms Depth 4cms