Artist Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863
Printer Villain, French, 1819-1822
Publisher Gihaut Frères, French, active 1820-1850
  • Hamlet et Horatio devant les fossoyeurs
  • Hamlet (series title)
Date 1843
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image (excluding letters): 11 1/8 × 8 1/4 inches (28.3 × 21 cm)
Sheet: 16 3/8 × 10 7/8 inches (41.6 × 27.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number 67.268
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed on stone, lower left: Eug. Delacroix
Inscriptions Inscribed, printed below image, center: Ce crane, Monsieur, etait celui d'Yorick, le Bouffon du Roi. - Helas | Pauvre Yorick
Lower right: Lith. de Villain.
In pencil, center bottom edge: 6 [circled]
Dated on stone, lower left: 1843
1968-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)