Posts Tagged "melancholia"


Lady is all dressed up for Halloween, but she looks rather sad.  Weren’t dogs traditionally the symbol for melancholia?  I have had that famous print by Albrecht Dürer hanging over my desk for many years, because I have always associated myself with the ‘melancholia’ humor.  I’m often sitting like the figure in the print, contemplating life, the universe, and everything.  That is one sad-looking dog in...

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