Mathematician:Albrecht Dürer

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Mathematician

German painter, printmaker and theorist whose theoretical treatises involve principles of mathematics, perspective and ideal proportions.

His most famous and most-discussed work is probably his engraving Melencolia I.


Nationality

German


History

  • Born: 21 May 1471 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire
  • Died: 6 April 1528 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1525: Four Books on Measurement
  • 1528: Four Books on Human Proportion (posthumous)


Sources