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Maker(s):Dürer, Albrecht, after
Culture:German (1471-1528)
Title:Melencolia I
Date Made:late 19th-early 20th century
Type:Print
Materials:Heliogravure on wove paper
Place Made:Europe; Germany
Measurements:sheet: 12 7/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 32.7025 cm x 26.67 cm; plate: 9 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 19.05 cm; image: 9 5/16 in x 7 3/16 in; 23.65375 cm x 18.25625 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: verso, ctr. (pencil): 1873 / [horizontal line] / 10 1/2 x 13 - / [horizontal line] / 2083 ; MONOGRAM/DATE: recto, lwr. r. (printed, within image): 1514 / AD ; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. r. (printed, within image): MELENCOLIA I
Accession Number:  MH 1997.14.47
Credit Line:Gift of the estate of Eileen Paradis Barber (Class of 1929)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Seated angel leaning head on hand. Dog lying at her feet. Cherub seated on mill stone. Magic square, bat, carpentry tools, geometry, sphere, melancholy.

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