"Away!": plate 7 from Othello (Act 3, Scene 4)

Etching, engraving, roulette, drypoint, and aquatint or sulphur tint on chine collé; second edition (gazette des beaux-arts) | 26.2 x 36.5cm | Etched 1844, reprinted 1900

Théodore Chassériau

In 1844 Eugène Piot commissioned the young Chassériau to prepare fifteen illustrations to Shakespeare's Othello. Inspired by a series of ground-breaking Hamlet lithographs that Delacroix had created one year earlier, the younger artist opted for the ...
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