Tag: Shakespeare

Ophelia (1851-1852)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 111.8 cm Tate Britain, London The scene depicted is from Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, Act IV, Scene vii. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)

Benedetto Croce

(1866–1952) Works: • Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic (English) • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille (English) • Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx (English) • Logic as the Science of the Pure Concept (English) • The…

Portia (1886)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Portia 1886 Oil on canvas, 125.1 x 83.8 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York In Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice, the heroine Portia disguises herself in lawyer’s robes and outwits the moneylender Shylock in court,…

Mariana (1851)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Mariana 1851 Oil on mahogany, 59.7 x 49.5 cm Tate Britain, London When it was first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1851, this picture was accompanied by the following lines from Tennyson‘s Mariana (1830): She only said,…

Sir John Everett Millais

(1829–1896) Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, RA The artist’s works: Mariana 1851 Tate Britain, London Ophelia 1851–1852 Tate Britain, London The Return of the Dove to the Ark 1851 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Leisure Hours 1864 Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Self-portrait 1881 Galleria…

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

(1809–1892) Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS Works: • Beauties of Tennyson (English) • Becket and other plays (English) • Elaine (French) • Énide (French) • Enoch Arden, &c. (English) • Genièvre (French) • Idylls of the King (English) •…

Hamlet et sa mère (1849)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Hamlet et sa mère (Hamlet and His Mother) 1849 Oil on canvas, 27.3 x 18.1 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Othello et Desdémone (1847-1849)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Othello et Desdémone (Othello and Desdemona) 1847–1849 Oil on canvas, 50.8 x 62.2 cm National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Desdemona maudite par son père c.1852 Brooklyn Museum, New York     See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Desdemona maudite par son père (c.1852)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Desdemona maudite par son père (Desdemona Cursed by her Father) c.1852 Oil on cradled panel, 40.6 x 32.1 cm Brooklyn Museum, New York Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Othello et Desdémone 1847–1849 National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa     See…

Ben Jonson

(1572–1637) Benjamin Jonson Works: • A Tale of a Tub (English) • Bartholomew Fair (1614) • Cynthia’s Revels (English) • Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems (English) • Epicoene; Or, The Silent Woman (English) • Every Man…