Monday, July 11, 2011

George Dunlop Leslie - Willow, Willow from 'Hamlet' by William Shakespeare


Dolls from the Attic said...

lovely and haunting...Is that Ophelia?

Hermes said...

Sort of.
Queen Gertrude, in her monologue (There is a willow grows aslant the brook), reports that Ophelia had climbed into a willow tree, and then a branch broke and dropped Ophelia into the brook, where she drowned
Lovely isn't it.