William Shakespeare (Ward)
The sculpture in 2009
|Artist||John Quincy Adams Ward|
|Location||New York City, New York, United States|
William Shakespeare is an outdoor bronze sculpture of William Shakespeare by John Quincy Adams Ward, located in Central Park in Manhattan, New York. The statue was created in 1870 and unveiled in Central Park in 1872. Four thousand dollars towards the funding of the statue was raised at a benefit performance of Julius Caesar performed by the sons of Junius Brutus Booth (Junius Brutus Booth, Jr., Edwin Booth, and John Wilkes Booth) at the Winter Garden Theater.
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- Media related to William Shakespeare by John Quincy Adams Ward at Wikimedia Commons