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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Wierix, Johannes; Dürer, Albrecht, after
Culture:Flemish (1549-ca. 1618); German (1471-1528)
Title:Melencolia I
Date Made:1602; 1514 original
Materials:Etching; ink on paper
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Mat: 19 in x 14 in; 48.3 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet: 11 1/8 in x 8 1/8 in; 28.3 cm x 20.6 cm; Plate: 9 3/8 in x 7 5/16 in; 23.8 cm x 18.6 cm; Image: 9 5/16 in x 7 1/4 in; 23.7 cm x 18.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTIONS: recto, upp. l. (etched in plate): MELENCOLIA I ; recto, lwr. r. (etched in plate): 1514 / AD ; SIGNATURE/DATE: recto, lwr. l. (etched in plate): IOHAN WIRIX FECIT ANN 1602
Accession Number:  MH 2010.15
Credit Line:Purchase with the Jean C. Harris Art Acquisition Fund

Etching after Durer's original print. 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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