Ophelia

Ophelia

On this page are eighteen color and black and white illustrations that depict Ophelia from the Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. Ophelia is a complex and sympathetic character whose vulnerability, obedience, and tragic fate contribute to the play’s exploration of themes such as love, loss, betrayal, and the destructive consequences of revenge. The art work comes from a variety of artists including John William Waterhouse and Thomas Francis Dicksee. If you find these pictures of Ophelia intriguing, you might also enjoy seeing more Ophelia Art and other images from Hamlet. Enjoy!

 

 

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