Hamlet and Horatio with the Grave Diggers (Act V. Sc. I from Hamlet)

Hamlet et Horatio devant les Fossoyeurs

1843
Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 116 ii/iv

Dimensions

Image: 26.3 x 20.7 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.) Sheet: 42.3 x 32 cm (16 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

B1239

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

"Ce crâne, Monsieur, était celui d'Yorick, le Bouffon du Roi. - Hélas, Pauvre Yorick!";
in margin, lr: "Lith de Villain"

Signed

Signed and dated in the stone, ll: "Eug. Delacroix 1843"

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899, Paris, Lugt 208); by whom given to MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock