Artist Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863
Printer Villain, French, 1819-1822
Printer Gihaut Frères, French, active 1820-1850
  • Hamlet et le cadavre de Polonius
  • Hamlet (series title)
Date 1835
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image (excluding letters): 10 × 7 inches (25.4 × 17.8 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/4 × 10 7/8 inches (41.3 × 27.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number 67.266
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed on stone, lower right: Eug. Delacroix.
Inscriptions Inscribed, printed below image, center: Vraiment ce conseiller est maintenant bien silencieux, bien discret, bien grave, lui qui dans sa vie etait le drole le plus bavard de monde.
Lower right: Lith. de Villain
In pencil, center bottom margin: 5 [circled]
Dated on stone, lower right: 1835
1968-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)