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Provenance

Arthur Friederich Theodor Bohnenberger [1826-1893], Stuttgart (Lugt 68); (auction sale, Gutekunst and Klipstein, Bern, 6 June 1939, no. 95); purchased 1939 by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], Jenkinton, PA; gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
1949
Goethe as a Print Lover: to Celebrate the Bicentennial of his Birth, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, 1949, no catalogue.
1953
Masterpieces of Graphic Art from the Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1953, no catalogue.
1953
Nuremberg and the German World, 1460-1530: prints and books from the Kress and Rosenwald Collections, 1953, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., no cat.
1954
Masterpieces from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1954, no cat.
1955
Miniatures and Prints from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955, no cat.
1956
Masterpieces of Graphic Art from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1956, no cat.
1958
The Fantastic, the Occult, and the Bizarre in Prints from the Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1958, no cat.
1960
Dürer, Rembrandt, Goya: Exhibition of Fine Prints, Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, CA, 1960-1961, no. 9.
1970
Albrecht Dürer, 1471-1528: A Study Exhibition of Print Connoisseurship, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, 1970-1971, no. 22A.
1971
Dürer in America: His Graphic Work, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1971, no. 59, repro.
1982
Lessing J. Rosenwald: Tribute to a Collector, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1982, no. 8, repro.
1991
Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991-1992, no. 199, repro., as Melancolia I.
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1997, no cat.
Bibliography
1932
Meder, Joseph. Dürer-Katalog; ein Handbuch über Albrecht Dürers Stiche, Radierungen, Holzschnitte, deren Zustände, Ausgaben und Wasserzeichen. Vienna: Verlag Gilhofer und Ranschburg, 1932. Reprint. New York: Da Capo Press, 1971.
1985
Snyder, James E. Northern Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, the Graphic Arts from 1350-1575. New York, 1985: 316-319, fig. 349.
1990
Chapman, H. Perry. Rembrandt's Self-Portraits: A Study in Seventeenth-Century Identity. Princeton, 1990: x, 27, 31, fig. 28.
1991
Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991-1992: no. 199.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 208, 209, repro.
1998
Mandel, Corinne. "Melancholy." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art, edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:584-587.
2013
Parshall, Peter. "Graphic Knowledge: Albrecht Dürer and the Imagination." Art Bulletin 95, no. 3 (September 2013): 393, 404, 405, 406, fig. 9.
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