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Take five minutes with Christina Bradstreet from our Learning team to look, slowly, at Redon's dream-like pastel.

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Learn more about French Symbolist artist Odilon Redon and Ophelia among the Flowers – his response to Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. 

This video was produced in our homes for you to enjoy in yours. 

Supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust

Find a quiet place for an 'Ophelia' print

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