A unique tour through European art history

in Zwinger

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© Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Oliver Killig
Starting 20 July 2020 the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister und Skulpturensammlung bis 1800 is open again from 10 to 17 (except Mondays) and Fridays additionally from 17 to 20 (Blue Hour).

Intro new

After several years of reconstruction and refurbishment, the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister and the Skulpturensammlung up to 1800 are open to visitors again.

To the new exhibition

[Translate to English:] Restauriert

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#Semperbau2020: Sanierung, Restaurierung, Wiedereinrichtung
Special exhibition at Semperbau am Zwinger
06.06.—30.08.2020

Raffael – The Power of Renaissance Images

The Dresden Tapestries and their Impact

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Raffael (Raffaelo Santi), Weide meine Schafe
© SKD, Foto: Herbert Boswank

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A “new” Vermeer in Dresden

For more than 250 years now, the famous painting by Johannes Vermeer featuring a profile depiction of a girl intently reading a letter in front of a light-coloured empty wall has held a firm place among the masterpieces in the Dresden Gemäldegalerie. Previous x-ray examinations indicated that a picture of a naked Cupid in the painting had been overpainted. Today, new laboratory tests have conclusively determined that the overpainting was not by Vermeer’s hand.

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© SKD, Foto: Wolfgang Kreische

Zitat Goethe

I entered this shrine, and my amazement exceeded any preconceived idea!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Systematically collected

Most of the principal works on display were collected within only five decades.

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© Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: David Pinzer
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