Transcribed Dürer Sources

In the course of, first and foremost artworks mentioned in the artist's extensive written legacy will be made accessible in order to closely interlink image and text data records. The sources by and about Dürer, many of which are already available in digital form but are now scattered internationally, will be brought together virtually. In addition to a digital facsimile of the respective manuscript, there is a text transcribed in XML format according to the guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), which identifies the named places, works of art and persons, references the Integrated Authority File (GND). If there are several copies of a textual source, these should be presented as a synopsis.

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The following sources will be edited on the basis of the editing principles for


Family chronicles and stories

Memorial book


Journal of the travel to the Netherlands

Preliminary works