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Melancholia

Inscription

in plate, upper left, in banner formed by the wings of a dragon: MELENCOLIA I; on stone block, lower right: 1514/[Dürer's monogram]

Signed

left of center, lower margin: IOHAN.WIRICX.FECIT.ANN.1602.

Marks

verso, in ink: [?]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 25018

Provenance

Acquired by the MFA February, 1914

Credit Line

Gift of William Maurice Bullivant

1602

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1576; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1556

Accession Number

M25018

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