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Creator:
Gwen John, 1876–1939, British
Title:

Ophelia: Portrait Imaginé

Date:
ca. 1910
Medium:
Black chalk, gray wash, and white gouache on thin, smooth, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
9 15/16 × 8 1/8 inches (25.2 × 20.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "K I 29."; inscribed on verso of mount paper in brown ink, upper center: "Ophelia. Portrait imaginé. Sept. 3. 28. | Explication. Ophelia était amoureuse de Hamlet mais il n'avait rien à lui dire si elle s'est mite a flotter dans la rievière en chantant"; lower left: "DL 1077"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Accession Number:
B1993.30.100
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4055
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Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Myth and Madness of Ophelia (Mead Art Museum, 2001-10-26 - 2001-12-16) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 2, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA) [YCBA]


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