Iconography of Ophelia in ‘Hamlet’

Ophelia and water Probably the most influential depiction of Ophelia is the painting by Sir John Everett Millais, 1852: The image is interesting for that it is slightly unexpected: Ophelia's death is not seen onstage, merely reported by Queen Gertrude in the following lines from IV.7: There is a willow grows aslant a brook, That shows … Continue reading Iconography of Ophelia in ‘Hamlet’