There is a "peculiar shadowed line" running from the ear down to the chin. This most likely symbolizes the face as a mask! The mask speculation was early suggested by Sir →Edwin Durning-Lawrence(1912) , who stated that it was a cunningly drawn cryptographic picture. ….
This line is neither meaningless nor arbitrarily. Why "Shakespeare Academia" up to now has never offered an explanation acceptable to an enlightened public?
100 years ago, Edwin Durning-Lawrence paraphrased →Ben Jonson's satirical Poem besides the engraving of the First Folio.