Hamlet tente de tuer le roi (Hamlet Attempts to Kill the King), Act III, scene 3, in Hamlet
Maker and role
Artist: Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863
image, 11 x 8 1/2in (27.9 x 21.6cm)
(Hamlet: Now might I do it pat, now he is praying; / ... and am I then revenged, / To take him in the purging of his soul, / ... No! ... / And that his soul may be as damn'd and black / As hell, whereto it goes...
King Claudius: My words fly up, my thoughts remain below...)