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Maker(s):Chifflart, François-Nicolas
Culture:French (1825-1901)
Title:La Mélancolie
Date Made:1877
Materials:etching on paper
Measurements:sheet: 17 5/16 in x 11 3/4 in ; 44.0 cm x 29.9 cm; plate: 11 in x 7 7/16 in ; 27.9 cm x 18.9 cm; image: 8 15/16 in x 6 in ; 22.7 cm x 15.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1982.80
Credit Line:Museum Purchase
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

A figure representing melacholy, looking despondent, leans against a rock, head cast downwards to the left; she holds a trumpet in her hand; in the background, a crowd of triumphant figures, including a figure on a winged horse at right, others brandishing torches or a laurel wreath; beyond, a domed building with columns on a platform; published in 'L'Art', Vol. VIII,

allegory; mythology; figures; ancient; architecture

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