Reverend Joseph Greene (1712–1790)

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Greene was Master of the Free Grammar School in Stratford-upon-Avon from 1735 to 1772 and later became Rector of Welford-on-Avon church.

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust



Reverend Joseph Greene (1712–1790)




oil on panel


H 30 x W 23.5 cm

Accession number

SBT 1994-19/65

Acquisition method

gift, c.1868

Work type


Inscription description

signed , dated and inscribed: Effigies Josephi Greene, A.M., Rectoris de Welford, Comitat Glocestriens 1771 E.Grubb de Stratford super Avon delin, 1783, anno AEtat. Iosepi Greene Rectoris 72


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