"The Royal Academy: The Eightieth Exhibition–1848." Art Union 10 (1 Jun. 1848), 165-180.

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No. 102. ‘The Rivals,’ J. Collinson. These are two boys, one of whom offers an apple to a little girl, which the other objects to her receiving. A small picture, very faithful in its reading of childish character. . . .

No. 669. ‘Ophelia,’ C. Collins. The particular passage is found in the 7th Scene of Act IV. The Queen’s description of the death of Ophelia–

"There, on the pendant boughs, her coronet weeds
Clambering to hang."

She is presented according to the letter of the description. The colour of the features is clear and beautiful. The figure is a graceful conception, but it wants support.


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Copyright © 1999 Thomas J. Tobin.

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