Paulduro und Krabbe-Paulduro

sculptor, painter, painter,

born Fürth

Ernst Paulduro,

born 3 May 1955 in Fürth, Bavaria 


1979 - 1981

Training as technical assistant for

Natural History Museums and Research Institutes,

Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main 

1981 - 1983

Training as zoological taxidermist and dermoplasticist,

Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main


1983 - 1992

Zoological taxidermist,

Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main


1992 - 2003

Head of the Department of Zoological Taxidermy,

Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main


since 2003

Freelance sculptor and painter





Ursula Krabbe-Paulduro


born 17 August 1957 in Fürth, Bavaria


1974 - 1976

Education at the Fachakademie für Sozialpädagogik in Nuremberg,

Graduation: State-recognised educator and advanced technical college entrance qualification


1979 - 1980

Additional training in Montessori pedagogy in Frankfurt am Main.

Graduation: International Montessori Diploma


Professional activity:

1973 -1979

Educator in Fürth


1979 - 2013

Educator, last position as head of a day-care centre in Hesse


Artistically active as sculptor, painter and photographer



Exhibitions (selection):



"Life under a hot sun - the Sonora Desert in the USA" :

     2001: Naturkundehaus Tiergarten Nuremberg

     2003: Dannerhaus Zoo Straubing

     2003/2004: State Museum Wiesbaden

     2007/2008: Natural History Museum Augsburg



Group exhibition "Wild auf's Bild",

Paintings and Sculptures, Museum Wilnsdorf




"Beautiful, wicked pictures",

Competition of the "Kulturstiftung der Sparkasse Karlsruhe".



Solo exhibition with paintings and sculptures,

"Hanauer Kulturverein e. V.": Remisengalerie Schloss Philippsruhe, Hanau




Public commissions:


Sculpture "Giraffe cub", bronze, life size 195 cm for Frankfurt Zoo


2007 - 2010

Sculptures "Penguin Family", 3 each, bronze, life-size,

for the Nuremberg Zoo, the Landau Zoo and the Allwetterzoo Münster


2010 -2015

Various bronze sculptures for various zoos, including Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum, Düsseldorf



Sculpture group "Seal family", bronze, 3 life-size copies,

for the association "Runder Tisch Tönning e. V." on the occasion of its 60th anniversary

anniversary as a gift for the town of Tönning, location of the sculptures

Historic harbour of Tönning, Schleswig-Holstein



Sculpture group "Seal family", bronze,

3 life-size specimens, for the town of Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein.


Lit.: Nuremberg Zoo, Art in the Landscape Zoo, City of Nuremberg, 2019

Period: 21st c., 20th c.