In Albrecht Durer’s Melancholia I (Melencolia I), an angel sits amid rubble and a few resources: although a genius, unable to work due to limited resources in the present condition

The upright ladder symbolizes higher thought, and the beacon with a rainbow perhaps hope.

Found via the lost symbol of dan(insert unique description here) brown, inclusive of a different interpretation, in stark contrast to whatever you assume.

Like what you read? Give Thamarasee Jeewandara a round of applause.

From a quick cheer to a standing ovation, clap to show how much you enjoyed this story.