Albrecht Durer (1471 - 1528)

A German painter who may be best known for his ambitious woodcuts. His Melencolia I featured numerous mathematical connections, including a 4x4 magic square, geometric tools, and a truncated rhombohedron. Probably his most significant connection to mathematics was his The Four Books on Measurement, published in 1525. This was the first mathematics book in German written for adults.


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Stamp Description
Germany, 7 pf, 1961
Scott: 827 A225
Dubai, 60d, 1971
Scott: 151 A29
Germany, 30 pf, 1971
Scott: 1070 A324
Hungary, 40, 1978
Scott: 2557 A632
Durer painting
Hungary, 60, 1978
Scott: 2558 A632
Durer painting
Hungary, 1, 1978
Scott: 2559 A632
Hungary, 2, 1978
Scott: 2560 A632
Durer painting
Hungary, 3, 1978
Scott: 2561 A632
Durer painting
Hungary, 5, 1978
Scott: 2562 A632
Durer painting
Mongolia, 4t, 1978
Scott: 1039 A238
Aitutaki, $4.20, 1986
Scott:
Iraq, 1000lnd, 2005
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