Melencolia I (The Melancholy), Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
Melencolia I (The Melancholy)
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Albrecht Dürer

Melencolia I (The Melancholy), 1514


Blatt
242 x 189 mm
Inventory Number
33377
Object Number
33377 D
Status
Can be presented in the study hall of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Melencolia I (The Melancholy)
Artist
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf den Flügeln der Fledermaus: Melencolia I
Datiert und monogrammiert unten rechts: 1514 / AD
Work Catalogues
  • Bartsch VII.87.74
  • Meder 1932.100.75, 2a
  • Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 1.179.71
  • Hollstein German VII.71.75, II/II
  • TIB 1001.074

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 32A140 'Malenconico (per la terra)', 'Malinconia' (Ripa)
  • 32A14 melancholic temperament
  • 31D15(+53) adult woman (+ sitting)
  • 11G angels
  • 92D1916 cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti'
Secondary

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20.08.2019