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Creator:
Print made by Daniel Berger, 1744–1824, German
after Daniel Nikolaus Chodowieki, German, 1726–1801, German
Title:

Die Maussalle.... - "Hamlet," Act III, Scene II

Former Title(s):

'Hamlet,' Act III, Scene II

Date:
between 1778 and 1780
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 1/16 x 10 3/4 inches (23 x 27.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, center: "(three curly-cues with dots between them)"

Lettered, in black ink, lower center: "Die Mausfalle__________ | Hamlet III Aufzug 2.ter Auftritt | Von Herrn Brockmann auf dem Berlinschen Theater 1778 vorgeftellt | Mamsell Dobbelin war Ophelia Heer Bruckner der Konig &c."; lower left: "D. Chodowiecki del. 1778."; lower right: "D. Berger Sculps. Berolini. 1780."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.109
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | axes | columns | court | dresses | feathers | fur | Hamlet, play by William Shakespeare | hats | literary theme | men | noblemen | nobles | noblewomen | plays | women
Associated People:
Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
Hamlet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25352
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