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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:
The Death of Ophelia
Date:
ca. 1810
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, gouache, and oil on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper pasted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 13/16 x 5 7/8 inches (12.2 x 14.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3481
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | clouds | drama | dress | drowning | figure study | gesturing | Hamlet, play by William Shakespeare | literary theme | plays by William Shakespeare | river | scarf | sitting | suicide | trees | willows | woman
Associated People:
Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29471
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