Melencolia I Artist: Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

sheet: 9 3/8 × 7 3/8 in. (23.8 × 18.7 cm)

Credit Line

Fritz Achelis Memorial Collection, Gift of Frederic George Achelis, B.A. 1907

Accession Number

1925.60

Geography
Culture
Period

16th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Frederic George Achelis (L. sup 93c), to 1925; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. (L. 2667c)
Bibliography
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Hollstein, German Engravings, Etchings, and Woodcuts, 1400–1700, 78 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954–2010), vol. 7, p. 70, cat. 75
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Additional information

Object/Work type

allegories, engravings, figures (representations)

Inscriptions

LL: 1514

Signed

Signed in plate, LL: AD (monogram)

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