Artist Johann Wierix, Netherlandish, 1549-1615
Artist after Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528
Title
  • Melancholy
Date 1602
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 3/8 × 7 3/8 inches (23.8 × 18.7 cm)
Sheet: 45 1/2 × 7 3/8 inches (115.6 × 18.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1255
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate below image: IOHAN. WIRICX. FECIT. ANN. 1602.
Marks Watermark, lower left center: [obscured by image]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right edge of image: 1514 | [Durer's monogram]
Inscribed, in brown ink, verso: à paris Chez Naudet W'au Louvre | 181(5 or 9) (Lugt 1937)
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)