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Melencolia I

Germany : s.n., 1514.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 print : engraving ; image 25 x 19 cm., on mount 56 x 40 cm.

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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 notebook and ink well. (Source: Panofsky.)

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<p>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 notebook and ink well. (Source: Panofsky.)</p>
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Melencolia I

Germany : s.n., 1514.

<p>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 notebook and ink well. (Source: Panofsky.)</p>
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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 print : engraving ; image 25 x 19 cm., on mount 56 x 40 cm.

ABSTRACT

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 notebook and ink well. (Source: Panofsky.)

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