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Last NameJamnitzer    
Given NameWenzel     
alt. NamesW. J. ; Jemnitzer / Jemniczer / Gemniczer / Jamitzer ;     
MarriageAnna Braunreuchin (15xx-15xx) in 1534 in Nuremberg    
Children11, among them Abraham (15xx-15xx), Hans (15xx-15xx) and goldsmith Wenzel (15xx-15xx)    
Year born1507 or 1508 in Vienna, Austria    
Year died1585    
Place of deathNuremberg / Nürnberg, Franken, now Germany    
Father's occupationgoldsmith N. N. (14xx-15xx) (offspring of a goldsmith dynasty)    
Relatives    
Educationby his father and family members    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forPerspectiva Corporum Regularium (1568) ;     
Patronagecourt goldsmith (Hofgoldschmied) for Karl V, Ferdinand I, Maximilian II and Rudolf II    
Collaboratorswith his goldsmith sons and sons in law in his workshop at Zisselgasse (today Albrecht-Dürer-Str. 17) in Vienna    
Techniquesgoldsmith, copper engraving and woodcutting; perspectival drawings    
Sample(s)bibliodyssey.blogspot.de/2009/08/jamnitzer-perspectiva.html ; www.spamula.net/blog/2005/09/neuw_grottessken_buch.html    
Archival sourceswww.pictokon.net/bilder/2008-11-bilder-fotos/jost-ammannt-wenzel-jamnitzer-bei-perspektivischen-studien.jpg ; en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wenzel_Jamnitzer    
Published sourcesADB 13 1881: 691f.; NDB 10 1974: 329-31; ThB 18 1925: 364 & 369 ; M. Prechtl: J., Lencker, Stoer (1969); Kusukawa 2012: 170-3; Pamela Smith: Body of the Artisan (2004: 74-81); Neri 2011: 98-9; Pamela Smith in Matteo Valleriani (ed.): The Structures of Practical Knowledge Heidelberg 2017: 385-6; Pamela H. Smith: Making as knowing, craft as natural philosophy, in: Ways of Making and Knowing, Ann Arbor 2014: 17-47, esp. 32-45;     
otherSee also: pictokon.net/bilder/2008-11-bilder-fotos/wenzel-jamnitzer-johann-neudoerfer-eberhard-kieser-kupferstich-daniel-meissner-politisches-schatzkaestlein.jpg. Further Place of Activity: Austria.    
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