Hamlet veut suivre l‘ombre de son père (Hamlet Tries to Follow the Ghost of his Father), Act I, Scene IV, from the Hamlet portfolio

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863



Lithograph on paper

80; 1st edition

Sheet: 10 1/4 × 8 1/8 in. (26 × 20.6 cm)

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



Gihaut Frères, Paris


Europe, France


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed and dated, in stone, lower left : Eug. Delacroix 1835; printed below image: Mon destin me crie de le suivre...lachez moi, Messieurs, ou par le Ciel, je ferai un fantome du premier qui m'arretera; lower right: Lith. de Villain

Exhibition History

French Art in the Age of George Sand; Prints from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, January 27-February 24, 1994.

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


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Delteil 104, Robaut 578

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