Decoding art: Dürer’s Melencolia I

Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia I, 1514, engraving, 24.45 x 19.37 cm (Minneapolis Institute of Art). Based on research generously provided by Thomas E. Rassieur at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and narrated by Dr. Naraelle Hohensee

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This artwork with additional digital resources at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia)

Cite this page as: Thomas E. Rassieur, Minneapolis Institute of Art and Dr. Naraelle Hohensee, "Decoding art: Dürer’s Melencolia I," in Smarthistory, November 1, 2018, accessed June 23, 2024,