File:Donne-shroud.png

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John Donne in his shroud, engraved by Martin Droeshout. He posed in his shroud for the portrait on which the engraving is based in and then kept it on until he died, five weeks later.

Date
Source National Portrait Gallery, London
Author A working drawing for en:Nicholas Stone's 1631 effigy to him in Westminster Abbey

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  • 2005-06-14 21:26 Geogre 954×1262×8 (1212306 bytes) [[John Donne]] in his [[shroud]]. He posed for this painting/engraving in his later years and then kept the print by his bedside for the rest of his life, contemplating on the transience of life. {{PD-art}}

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