Hamlet fait jouer aux comediens la scene de l'empoisonnement de son pere (Hamlet Makes the Actors Play the Scene of the Poisoning of his Father), Act III, Scene II, from the Hamlet portfolio

Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798 - 1863

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1835

Lithograph on paper

80; 1st edition

Image: 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (24.8 x 18.4 cm)

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

PR.951.84G

Publisher

Gihaut Frères, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated in stone, lower right: Eug. Delacroix, 1835. Legend, below image: C'est une intrigue scelerate; mais qu' importe? Votre Majeste et nous avons la conscience libre, cela ne nous touche en rien...Vous voyez: il l'empoisonne dans le jardin pour s'emparer de son royaume: l'histoire est reelle, ecrite en bel italien; 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.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Delteil 109, Robaut 583

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