Classical Melancholia

Looking for elements of sadness within the classical arts. Presented in a new age gallery.

Echo and Narcissus 
1629
Nicolas Poussin
Syngagoga
c. 1230, Strasbourg Catedral

Here, Syngagoga (Syngagogue, the Jewish Church) is portrayed as blindfolded loosening grip on the tablets of the law of God. 
John the Baptist (John in the Wilderness)
1604
Caravaggio
Melancholia (Mary Magdalene)
1627-1628
Hendrick ter Brugghen
Phosphorus and Hesperus
1889
Evelyn de Morgan

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I have opened up the submissions box if anyone is interested. Once you start looking, it can actually be difficult to find works of art that fit into this category, but when you do you know it. 

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Abby in the Oakwood
1809
Caspar David Friedrich
Saint Sebastian 
1618
Guido Reni
Saint Francis in Meditation
1639
Francisco Zurbaran
Monk by the Sea (Der Mönch am Meer)
1809
Caspar David Friedrich