Melencolia I

Details

  • Title

    Melencolia I

  • Artist/maker

    attributed to Johannes Wierix (1549 - c. 1620) (printmaker)
    after Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Belgium (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    1600 - 1602
  • Material and technique

    engraving on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    plate 23.3 x 18.4 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.9097

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Further reading

L. Alvin, Catalogue Raisonne de l'oeuvre des trois freres Jean, Jerome, and Antoine Wierix (Brussells, 1866), 1576 copy

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein Dutch & Flemish: Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1949-), 2001.I

Mauquoy-Hendrickx, Marie, L'Iconographie d'Antoine Van Dyck, Catalogue raisonné, 2 vols. (Brussels, 1956), 1556 copy

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