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Last NameDürer / Duerer    
Given NameAlbrecht    
alt. NamesA. D. ; Thürer / Türer / Duerer / Durer / monogram AD with a larger A above D ;    
MarriageAgnes Frey (1xxx-1xxx)    
Children    
Year born1471 in Nuremberg / Nürnberg    
Year died1528    
Place of deathNuremberg / Nürnberg    
Father's occupationgoldsmith Albrecht Dürer the Elder (c. 1427- c.1502)    
Relatives    
Educationtaught by his father, later by painter & woodcutter ->Michael Wolgemut (after 1486 until 1489)    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forhumanist Willibald Pirckheimer: Horapollon, 1514; humanist Philipp Melanchthon ; humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam; possibly also for Weltchronik of Hartmann Schedel (1492); naturalist ->Conrad Gesner / Konrad Gessner: Historia Animalium vol. 1 (1551) Rhinoceros-cf. Robb-Smith 1951: 4 & # 4; instrument maker Georg Hartmann (1489-1564) for 3D astronomical globe;    
PatronageMaximilian I (HRR); cardinal-elector Albert of Mainz, Frederick the Wise, elector of Saxony,    
CollaboratorsGeorg Schongauer ; Konrad Heinfogel & Johannes Stabius on 2 celestial maps & 1 worldmap (1515, 1st printed star map in stereographic projection, in reverse) ; printer Anton Koberger; Natur & Kunst. Handschriften & Alben aus der Ambraser Sammlung Erzherzog Ferdinands II, Vienna 1995:47-49;    
Techniquesarchitectect astronomic, technical & natural hist. copper engr., watercolor, oil painting, woodcutting, drawing in ink, silverpoint, chalk & charcoal     
Sample(s)www.ihk-nuernberg.de/de/IHK-Magazin-WiM/WiM-Archiv/WIM-Daten/2003-12/Berichte-und-Analysen/Duerers-Sternenkarte-1515-.jsp     
Archival sourcesBritish Museum London ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%BCrer%27s_Rhinoceros    
Published sourcesLudwig 1998 ; Dance 1989: 20, 151-3 & 215 ; Pinault 1991 ; W. Iwanczak: Kartenmacher 2005: 140-54 ; E. Koreny: A. D.- Animal & Plant Studies of the Renaissance (New York 1988) ; Kusukawa 2012: 6-8 ; Jackson 1993: 21-3 ; Pamela Smith: Body of the Artisan, 2004: VI-VII & 6 ; Hans Gaab: Himmel über Nürnberg (2015) ; Warner 1979 ; Peter Whitfield 1995 & 1997: 21-3 ; Kemp 2006: 70, 101-2, 173-9, 233-236, 254, 265,     
otherMostly active in Nürnberg/Nuremberg; further places of activity: Switzerland, France, the Netherlands; known as painter, printmaker, engraver & mathematician; on the Dürer-Hartmann star globe see http://www.atlascoelestis.com/Hartmann%201538%20base.htm.    
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