Portrait of Shakespeare on the right-side Pillar of Gates of Verona, next to the entrance to the Museo Maffeiano, not far from the Arena, are considered the way Romeo took when he left Verona on exile saying the famous words:
‘There is no world without Verona walls,
But purgatory, torture, hell itself.
Hence banished is banish’d form the world,
And world’s exile is death … ‘
Riccardo Speziari, the photographer and copyright holder of the work, released it into public domain under GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 .