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Melancholia I

Albrecht Dürer's engraving Melancholia I (originally known by Dürer as Melencolia I) is notable for being an allegorical depiction of the main symptoms of Melancholy, now better known as depression.

Allusions and imagery used by Dürer in Melancholia I:

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