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Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Johann Neudörfer

 
 
Johann Neudörfer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 17, 2012
1. Johann Neudörfer Marker
Inscription.
[Marker text in German:]
Hier stand bis
zum Jahre 1945
das Wohnhaus
des Schreib- und
Rechnenmeisters
Johann
Neudörfer
Geb. 1497, Gest. 1563

[Marker text translated into English:]
Here until 1945 stood the residence of the writing- and computational-master, Johann Neudoerfer. Born 1497, died 1563.
 
Location. 49° 27.432′ N, 11° 4.666′ E. Marker is in Nuremberg, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Burgstrasse and Schildgasse, on the right when traveling north on Burgstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nuremberg, Bavaria 90403, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schürstab Mansion (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Johann Phillip Palm (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Leopold Einstein (approx. 0.3 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Johann Neudörfer - German Wikipedia entry (retrieved 08/14/2012). In translation:...Neudörffer was the most important and influential scribe of his time. As such, he had a decisive role in the establishment of the German Fraktur [a calligraphic script] and authored fundamental textbooks
Johann Neudörfer Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 17, 2012
2. Johann Neudörfer Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here mounted to the orange-red building, in the middle of the lower line of windows.
having a strong influence on art education students across the German-speaking area. The high esteem in which Neudörffer enjoyed during his lifetime, is among other things reflected in the fact that he was commissioned by Albrecht Dürer to add the texts to Dürer's Apostle pictures.
(Submitted on August 15, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
Portrait of Johann Neudörfer and Son, 1561, by Nicolas Neufchatel image. Click for full size.
By Nicolas Neufchatel, 1561
3. Portrait of Johann Neudörfer and Son, 1561, by Nicolas Neufchatel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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