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Melencolia I

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528). Melencolia I, 1514. Engraving, edition 2/50, 9 7/16 x 7 5/16 inches (24 x 18.6 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Frederic P. Norton, 1999 (P1999:6.150).

Albrecht Dürer: Highlights from the Collection

Friday, May 2, 2014
Sunday, July 6, 2014

1962 Building

Albrecht Dϋrer: Highlights from the Collection presented works by the German artist Albrecht Dϋrer (1471–1528) in celebration of the quincentennial of Dϋrer’s Melencolia I, 1514. In addition to Melencolia I, this exhibition included a selection of five prints depicting key moments in biblical history, a common theme in Dϋrer’s work. They included: St. Jerome in Penitence, ca. 1497; The Prodigal Son, 1535; The Virgin and Child with a Monkey, ca. 1498; and St. Eustace, ca. 1501.

This exhibition was organized by Curatorial Assistant Laura Brill and Curator of Education and Community Engagement Jessica DiPalma.

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