Artist Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863
Printer Villain, French, 1819-1822
Publisher Gihaut Frères, French, active 1820-1850
Title
  • Hamlet veut suivre l'ombre de son pere
  • Hamlet (series title)
Date 1835
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image (excluding letters): 10 1/8 × 8 inches (25.7 × 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/4 × 10 3/4 inches (41.3 × 27.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number 67.258
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed on stone, lower left: Eug. Delacroix, 1835.
Inscriptions Inscribed, printed below image, center: 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.
In pencil, center bottom margin: 194 [circled]; 1 [circled]
Dated on stone, lower left: 1835
1968-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)