Photo, Print, Drawing Melencolia I / AD [monogram] Melancholia I
About this Item
- Melencolia I / AD [monogram]
- Melancholia I
- Print shows a winged woman representing melancholy in the sense of an artist's spiritual self-portrait. She is surrounded by many symbolic figures and objects, including a bat carrying the inscription "Melencolia I" below a rainbow; a large stone, ladder, hourglass, bell, and magic square; carpenter's tools and a sleeping dog; and a small putto with a notbook and ink well. (Source: Bartsch and Panofsky.)
- Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528, artist
Created / Published
- Allegorical prints--1510-1520.
- Allegorical prints--1510-1520
- - Title from item.
- - Signed with monogram and dated on block.
- - No. 75 a is Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection, ex Caspare(?) collection.
- - No. 75 b is Bradley Collection.
- - Bartsch, 74.
- - Meder, 75.
- - Hollstein, 75.
- - Panofsky, 181.
- 1 print : engraving ; image, cut within plate mark, 23.6 x 18.5 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FP - XVII - D955, no. 75 a (A size) [P&P] FP - XVII - D955, no. 75 b
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 24004 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.24004
- cph 3a32591 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a32591
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-24004 (digital file from original print, Bradley Collection impression) LC-USZ62-32058 (b&w film copy neg., Hubbard Collection impression)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Call Number: FP - XVII - D955, no. 75 a (A size) [P&P] FP - XVII - D955, no. 75 b
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Dürer, Albrecht, Artist. Melencolia I / AD monogram. , 1514. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2009632538/.
APA citation style:
Dürer, A. (1514) Melencolia I / AD monogram. , 1514. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009632538/.
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Dürer, Albrecht, Artist. Melencolia I / AD monogram. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2009632538/>.