Albrecht-Dürer-Denkmal

First monument in Germany dedicated in honor of an artist.

The laying of the foundation stone for the monument to mark the 300th anniversary of his death in 1828 was a national event, as was the official inauguration in 1840. The Albrecht-Dürer monument was the first monument in Germany to be erected in honour of an artist, designed by Christian Rauch and cast by Jacob Burgschmiet.

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Albrecht-Dürer-Denkmal
Albrecht-Dürer-Platz
90403 Nürnberg