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By Jane Campbell Hutchison

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ISBN-13: 9780691002972

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Although of fifteenth-century gulden into mod- helpful to note that, in 1475 when brecht Diirer the Elder bought his house "unter der Vesten," in the best residential quarter, he paid in- two hundred gulden for it. Al- city's One Rhen- would buy twenty-five bushels of wheat. The esteem in which the elder Diirer was held may be noted by the fact that, soon after he became a property owner, he was appointed neighborhood warden (Gassenhauptmann) for the street on which he lived, "Under the Fortress" (now Burgstrasse), where his neighbors included the publisher Anton Koberger, the humanists Sebald Schreyer and Dr.

Named my son An- Barbara bore the goldsmith was his godfather, and thoni. "Item: in the year 1476 after Christ's birth, in the Day tian's first hour on St. Sebas- my seventh child. The godmother and she named my daughter Agnes. [January 20], was Miss Agnes Bayr, my wife bore "Item: over an hour after that my me wife bore another daughter in great and the child was immediately baptized and named Margaretha. pain, "Item: in the year 1477 after Christ's birth, on the Wednesday after Floy's Day [July 2], my my wife Barbara bore St.

January 20], was Miss Agnes Bayr, my wife bore "Item: over an hour after that my me wife bore another daughter in great and the child was immediately baptized and named Margaretha. pain, "Item: in the year 1477 after Christ's birth, on the Wednesday after Floy's Day [July 2], my my wife Barbara bore St. " Albrecht Diirer the Elder's sixth child, ther, Anthoni, by Ulrich Markh, eighth children, twin perhaps the diately by a was named for his fa- The seventh and young woman who was Hans Beyer. This was a the second twin was baptized imme- were named by and the fact that — and was named for childbirth (who, son, goldsmith.

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