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.]

Related Material

  • Representations of Ophelia
  • Ophelia: Victimised Woman or Femme Fatale?