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A despondent winged woman holding a geometrical instrument surrounded by attributes associated with knowledge; representing melancholia. Heliogravure attributed to C. Amand-Durand, 18--, after A. Dürer, 1514.

Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528.
Date
1800-1899

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Melencolia I. AD 1514.

Publication/Creation

1800-1899

Physical description

1 print : heliogravure ; platemark 25.6 x 19.8 cm

Publications note

R. Klibansky, E. Panofsky and F. Saxl, Saturn and melancholy, London 1964, specifically part VI

S.W. Jackson, Melancholia and depression, New Haven and London 1986

Sir A. Lewis, The state of psychiatry, London 1967, ch. 7. 'Melancholia: a historical review', p. 71

Ed. W.L. Strauss, The intaglio prints of Albrecht Dürer, New York 1981, pl. 79, pp. 218-224

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20093i

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