in plate, upper left, in banner formed by the wings of a dragon: MELENCOLIA I; on stone block, lower right: 1514/[Dürer's monogram]
left of center, lower margin: IOHAN.WIRICX.FECIT.ANN.1602.
verso, in ink: [?]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 25018
Acquired by the MFA February, 1914
Gift of William Maurice Bullivant