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|Collection:||Fine Art Prints and Drawings|
|Date:||1854c - 1854c|
|Artist:||Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti|
First sketch for Hamlet and Ophelia, this may be Elizabeth Siddal sitting for this subject, though there are no psychological clues. The open arm of Hamlet has been re-drawn into a closed position.
|Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.|
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Medium:||Pencil, with lines of brown ink, on light blue laid paper.|