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Creator:
Print made by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, 1890–1978, British
Title:
Ophelia
Date:
1942
Medium:
Etching, stipple engraving, and drypoint on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 x 10 13/16 inches (43.2 x 27.5 cm) and Plate: 8 7/8 x 10 15/16 inches (22.6 x 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "LIIV. | IVI<.37392."; in brown ink, lower left, written upside down: "136"

collector's stamp of Yale University Gallery of Fine Arts, in brown ink, on back, lower left, in box: "YALE UNI | VERSITY | GALLERY | OF FINE | ARTS"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower left, reversed: "1942-"; within image, lower center, reversed: "Brockhurst"

signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "G·L· Brockhurst. 1942."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of the Associates in Fine Arts
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1994.4.66
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dress | girl | hands | interior | model | portrait | pose | shadow | woman
Associated People:
Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
Brockhurst, Dorette (born c. 1912)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:33333
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