Painter of the Week: John Everett Millais. Today: Ophelia, 1851–1852
Ophelia is a painting by British artist Sir John Everett Millais, completed between 1851 and 1852. Currently held in the Tate Britain in London, it depicts Ophelia, a character from Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, singing before she drowns in a river in Denmark.
John Everett Millais was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
More Paintings by Millais:
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