William Gale (1832-1909)
Oil on panel
20 x 15 cm.
Source: Peter Nahum at the Leicester Galleries
The commentary on Peter Nahum's website reads: "In this small, jewel like painting, William Gale brings to life the tragic beauty of Ophelia before she falls to her watery death." [Click on the image to enlarge it and mouse over the following links for other artists' versions of Ophelia and discussions of her role.]