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Hamlet and Guildenstern (Act III, Scene II from Hamlet)

One of a complete set of thirteen lithographs for "Hamlet, Treize Sujets Dessinés par Eug. Delacroix" with the original printed wrappers. Hamlet. Treize Sujets Dessinés par Eug, Delacroix. Paris: Gihaut frères, 1843. The first edition was published by Delacroix in 1843 and comprised...

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Inscription

"Voudriez-vous jouer de cette flûte? . . . - Monseigneur, je ne puis . . . . - Je vous en conjure . . . ." "Lith de Villain", in margin, lr.

Provenance

Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz (Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England); March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo (Naples, FL); 2010, gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo

Hamlet et Guildenstern

1843

Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 108 ii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 55 x 36 cm (21 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.) Image: 25.3 x 20.4 cm (9 15/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1322.6

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

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