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Shakespeare's Women - Ophelia

How does this painting compare to the Ophelia painting by John Everett Millais?

This is part of our Shakespeare's Women series in partnership with the education team. On flickr, we have created a collection around these wonderful ladies.

Ophelia is one of Shakespeare's best known women, and many artists have chosen to create artworks telling her tragic story. John Millais' painting is the most famous of these, and the painting in our Shakespeare's Women exhibition relates directly to it.

What do you think of this modern painting of Ophelia's drowning?

- Sylvia Morris