By Jane Campbell Hutchison

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Mv 18], daughter after her, also named my Agnes. "Item: in the year 1481 after Christ's birth, in the Peter in Chains [August my i], first me my wife bore hour of the dav of St. twelfth child, and Jobst man, Nicolas by name, was the godfather, and he named Haller's my wife Barbara bore eleventh child, and the godmother was Agnes Fricz Fischer, and my son Peter. "Item: in the year 1482 after Christ's birth, in the fourth hour of the Thurs- day before St. " and prolific also untraceable: her name (1433-1493), a member of influential families.

This fresco, with its larger-than-life figures, was the most ambitious wall painting north of the Alps, and it would fully have occupied his time and that of two or three assistants during the warmer months of the years 1489 and 1490. ^ His printing equipment, in any event, would have been inconvient if not impossible fresco THE BACHELOR'S JOURNEY to transport. Diirer seems to have been brothers and permitted to make a careful 31 welcomed by Schongauer's study of the older master's engravings, which he continued to admire and to use as sources of inspiration throughout his Since Durer is known life.

So I put it to my father. But he was troubled, for he regretted the time lost while I had been learning to be a goldsmith. Still, he let me have my way, and in i486, as one counts from the birth of Christ, on St. Andrew's pleasure in diligent in striving to learn. Day [November 30], my father bound me apprentice to Michael Wolgemut, to serve him three years long. During that time God gave me diligence so that I learned well, but I had to endure much from his apprentices. Durer's sympathetic portrayal of itive memories of his childhood Martin Luther's school, as Matthias Mende recital his father, of brutal beatings has noted.

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