Albrecht Dürer

1471 - 1528

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Dürer was a German artist who is known for his work as an engraver. The foundations of descriptive geometry are laid in Dürer's treatise on human proportions published in Nuremberg after his death in 1528.
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. The Galileo Project
  4. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  5. Mark Harden's Artchive (More self portraits and other works)
  6. George W Hart (Dürer's polyhedra)

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