|Maker(s):||Wierix, Johannes; Dürer, Albrecht, after|
|Culture:||Flemish (1549-ca. 1618); German (1471-1528)|
|Date Made:||1602; 1514 original|
|Materials:||Etching; ink on paper|
|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|
|Museum Collection: ||Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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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