Astyanax; from the portfolio Death of Hektor

Stanley William Hayter, English, 1901 - 1988



Engraving and soft-ground etching on handmade paper


Image: 11 3/8 × 8 5/8 in. (28.9 × 21.9 cm)

Plate: 11 5/8 × 8 11/16 in. (29.5 × 22 cm)

Sheet: 15 1/2 × 11 1/4 in. (39.4 × 28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Circle Press, Guildford, England


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed and signed, in graphite, along bottom edge of plate: 221/300 VIII SW HAYTER79

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 6, Carolyn Swan, Class of 2002, Classical Coin Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 18-July 21, 2002.

Publication History

John V. Kulvicki, On Images: Their Structure and Content, New York: Oxford University Press, 2006, 258 pp., ill. p. 234.


Source unknown; catalogued, 1980.

Catalogue Raisonne

P. Black and D. Moorhead, The Prints of Stanley William Hayter, Mount Kisco, 1992, no. 408.

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