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La Melancholia

Accession Number
1994/2.12

Title
La Melancholia

Artist(s)
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

Object Creation Date
circa 1647

Medium & Support
etching on thin, slightly textured, beige laid paper, trimmed to platemark

Dimensions
8 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. ( 21.6 cm x 11.4 cm )

Credit Line
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

Label copy
Notation on mat from dealer: "Early states of Castiglione etchings are very rare" and "small restoration in the LL corner"
UMMA's other impression of this print is the second state.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Rights
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Keywords
cats
globe
music
palettes (painting equipment)
skulls (skeleton components)

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