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Creator:
Mary Hoare, 1744–1820, British
Title:

Ophelia's Death

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Date:
ca. 1781
Medium:
Watercolor with gouache, black ink, and scraping over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper with reminants of contemporary drawn border
Dimensions:
Mount: 22 9/16 x 17 13/16 inches (57.3 x 45.3 cm) and Sheet (cropped to image): 22 3/8 x 17 7/16 inches (56.9 x 44.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1975
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
climbing | death | dress | drowning | flowers (plants) | forest | garlands | Hamlet, play by William Shakespeare | literary theme | play | plays by William Shakespeare | sash | scarf | slippers | stream | suicide | trees | woman
Associated People:
Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9820
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