The Greatest Paintings Inspired by Shakespeare

The Greatest Paintings Inspired by Shakespeare

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Shakespeare’s work has inspired generations of authors, screenwriters, and poets. His storylines are still constantly used for modern films like She’s the Man and 10 Things I Hate About You. Even The Lion King is based on Hamlet! He contributed countless new words to the English language like ‘lovely’ and ‘bubble.’ He also inspired some of the most beautiful paintings of all time. Let’s take a look at the art inspired by arguably the greatest writer of all time.    1. Ophelia by John Everett Millais, inspired by Hamlet   Image Via Wikipedia    Millais’ famous Pre-Raphaelite work depicts drowned Ophelia, bearing wreaths …