La Reine s'efforce de consoler Hamlet (The Queen Tries to Comfort Hamlet), Act I, Scene II, from the Hamlet portfolio

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863



Lithograph on paper

80; 1st edition

Sheet: 22 × 16 in. (55.9 × 40.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Gihaut Frères, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed in stone, lower right: 1834/Eug. Delacroix; printed below image: Cher Hamlet ecarte cette sombre apparence, et jetteun regard ami/sur le roi; printed, lower right: Lith. de Villain

Exhibition History

Artistic Narrative: Delacroix and Redon, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 24-November 4, 1984.

Warner Bentley Showcases, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October-December 1971.


Charles D. Childs, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1951.

Catalogue Raisonne

Delteil 103, Robaut 577

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