Old Masters Picture Gallery, Dresdon, Germany
An incredible collection of sculptures and art is housed in the gallery building next to the Zwinger. Rebuilt after the Second World War, the structure was originally erected in 1855.
With master works including Raphael’s “Sistine Madonna”, Giorgione’s “Sleeping Venus”, Correggio’s “Holy Night”, Cranach’s “St. Catherine Altar”, Vermeer’s “Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window” and Bellotto’s views of Dresden, the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister enjoys a reputation that is international in scope. The amazement and astonishment of the visitors has not changed since Goethe’s time: year after year the Gallery attracts more than 500,000 art lovers from all over the world.
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