Sunday at the Met

Spotlight on a Masterpiece: Albrecht Dürer's Melencolia I

Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528). Melencolia I (detail), 1514.

Sunday, May 18, 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Celebrate the five hundredth anniversary of Dürer's masterful engraving Melencolia I and uncover the origins of this mysterious, mathematically inspired image.

This program is made possible in part by International Fine Print Dealers Association.

Above: Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528). Melencolia I (detail), 1514. Engraving. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1943 (43.106.1)

Free with Museum admission

Honoré Daumier  (French, 1808–1879) | A Theater Audience (detail), 19th century | 1972.118.203

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