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John William WaterhouseWaterhouse depicts Ophelia lying in a riverside meadow in an attitude of deranged abandon, one hand in her tousled hair, the other grasping flowers. This painting was auctioned at Sotheby's, London in November 2001. Prior to this auction this painting has only been known to us in black & white. Waterhouse kept the painting in his studio for his entire life and made several alterations to it over the years.