Hans Donauer

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Hans Donauer (c1521, Munich – 1596, Munich), was a German Renaissance painter. He is sometimes known as Hans Donauer the Elder. His surname is sometimes spelt "Thonauer or Thunauer.[1]


According to Karel van Mander he was the teacher of Hans Rottenhammer.[2]

According to the RKD he was also the teacher of the painter Kaspar Amort.[3]


  1. ^ "Hans Donauer". Union List of Artists' Names Online. J Paul Getty Foundation. Retrieved 17 October 2012.
  2. ^ (in Dutch) Hans Donauer in Karel van Mander's Schilderboeck, 1604, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
  3. ^ Hans Donauer in the RKD