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Melencolia I

Alternate Title(s):
Melancholia
Uniform Title(s):
Melencolia I
Author(s):
Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528, artist
Publication:
[Germany : s.n.], 1514
Language(s):
German
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Depressive Disorder
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Abstract:
Print shows a winged woman representing melancholy in the sense of an artist's spiritual self-portrait. She is surrounded by many symbolic figures and objects, including a bat carrying the inscription "Melencolia I" below a rainbow; a large stone, ladder, hourglass, bell, and magic square; carpenter's tools and a sleeping dog; and a small putto with a notebook and ink well. (Source: Panofsky.)
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print : image 25 x 19 cm., on mount 56 x 40 cm.
Provenance:
Purchase; 1967.
Technique:
engraving
NLM Unique ID:
101393159 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A021517
Alternate Title(s):
Melancholia
Uniform Title(s):
Melencolia I
Author(s):
Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528, artist
Publication:
[Germany : s.n.], 1514
Language(s):
German
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Depressive Disorder
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Abstract:
Print shows a winged woman representing melancholy in the sense of an artist's spiritual self-portrait. She is surrounded by many symbolic figures and objects, including a bat carrying the inscription "Melencolia I" below a rainbow; a large stone, ladder, hourglass, bell, and magic square; carpenter's tools and a sleeping dog; and a small putto with a notebook and ink well. (Source: Panofsky.)
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print : image 25 x 19 cm., on mount 56 x 40 cm.
Provenance:
Purchase; 1967.
Technique:
engraving
NLM Unique ID:
101393159 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A021517