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Hamlet and Polonius 1845
Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel
* 1815 in Breslau † 1905 in Berlin
Etching. Size of sheet: 40.6 x 26.2 cm.
On Japan paper. Signed in the plate.
Literature: Bock, 1150 II.
Illustrates the scene between Hamlet and Polonius, from Act 3, Scene 2:
Hamlet: Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in shape of a camel?
Polonius: By th'mass, and 'tis like a camel indeed.