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Portfolio wrapper

Tan wrappers for 1843 edition: "Hamlet. /Treize Sujets Dessinés/ par/ Eug. Delacroix/ à Paris/chez Gihaut Frères, Editrs. Boulevard des Italiens, 5./Lith. de Villain rue de Sèvres 19." The wrappers are considered to be rare.


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)

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Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo



Overall: 56 x 37.7 cm (22 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

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