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Last NameBurgkmair    
Given NameHans    
alt. NamesH. B. ; Burgkmair the Elder ;    
MarriageAnna Allerlay in 1498    
Childrenartist and woodcutter Hans Burgkmair the Younger (1500-1562)    
Year born1473 in Augsburg    
Year died1531    
Place of deathAugsburg    
Father's occupationpainter Thoman Burgkmair (c. 1444-1523)    
Relativesmother's father: sculptor; father-in-law Jörg Allerlay furrier. brother-in-law Hans Holbein the elder    
Educationpupil of father & Martin Schongauer in Colmar, Alsace    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked for    
Patronagepainters and woodcutters guild Augsburg ; Emperor Maximilian ; Fugger ;    
Collaboratorswoodcutter ->Hans Weiditz ; publisher Erhard Ratdolt ;    
Techniquesanimal painting, drawing, and woodcut design    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourcesAlbertina Vienna, prints inv. no. 1934/123    
Published sourcesAKL15 1997: 218 ; Dance 1989: 152 ;    
otherminiature painting, designer for woodcuts, glass painting, medals, sculptures; taught ->Hans Weiditz. His rhinoceros woodcut was better than ->Dürer's.    
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