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Hamlet Tries to Follow his Father's Ghost (Act I Sc. IV, from Hamlet)

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Inscription

"Mon destin me crie de le suivre . . . Lâchez-moi, Messieurs, ou, par le Ciel, je ferai un fantôme du premier qui m'arrêtera"; in margin lr:" Lith de Villain"

Signed

Signed and dated in the stone, ll: "Eug. Delacroix 1835"

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Hamlet veut suivre l'ombre de son père

1835

Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 104 ii/iv; Bér. 5.164.

Dimensions

Image: 25.8 x 20.2 cm (10 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.) Sheet: 40.7 x 32.5 cm (16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1226

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

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