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AD
Qualifications
jeweler, engraver (printmaker), manufacturer of woodcuts, painter, draftsman, art theorist, designer
was initially trained by his father to become a goldsmith but switched to painting and drawing (Thieme/Becker 1914); made designs for goldsmiths, sculptors and glass painters (exh.cat. 1971, p. 364-378, 379-384, 385-393)
Nationality/school
German
Born
Nuremberg 1471-05-21
Deceased
Nuremberg 1528-04-06
grave no. 649 on the Johannisfriedhof
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the goldsmith Albrecht the Elder (1427-1502) and Barbara Holper (1451-1514); brother of Endres and Hans Dürer; married 7 July 1494 with Agnes Frey, no issue
See also
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Period of activity
1484 - 1528
Active in
born in
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
Christian religious scene, allegory, history (as a genre), mythology, genre, portrait, self-portrait, heraldry, animal painting (genre), landscape (as genre)
Current
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Danube style
External links
Van Mander 1604
Entered on: 1991-10-31; Modification on: 2020-06-02

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