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Creator Mary Hoare, 1753–1820, British
Title Ophelia's Death
Alternate Title(s) 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) 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
Accession Number B1975.4.1975
Collection Prints and Drawings
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People Represented or Subject • Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
• Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
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
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