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Hamlet and Ophelia (Act III, Scene I from Hamlet)

Hamlet et Ophélie

Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863)

Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 107 i/iv


Image: 24.2 x 19.9 cm (9 1/2 x 7 13/16 in.) Sheet: 54.8 x 35.8 cm (21 9/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Part of the 1864 edition of sixteen lithographs.

Part of the 1864 edition of sixteen lithographs.
Hamlet. Seize Sujets Dessinés et Lithographiés par Eug. Delacroix. Paris: Dusac et Cie., Pagnerre, Michel Levy Frères, 1864. [Printed by Bertauts.] In this edition, three additional compositions have been added to the thirteen published in the 1843 edition: in addition to this print, Delteil 117, Hamlet and Laertes in Ophelia’s Grave [2010.1322.14]; and Delteil 114, Ophelia’s Song.


Signed in the stone, ll. "Eug. Delacroix."


Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz, Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England; March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo, Marblehead, MA and Naples, FL; 2010, year-end gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo