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Albertinum Masterpieces of the Nineteenth Century

From Friedrich to Gauguin and from Rietschel to Rodin: selected masterpieces of the 19th century. Painting and sculpture between Romanticism and Symbolism (tour with audio commentaries).

Building
Albertinum
Collection
Albertinum
Duration
1 hour

WELCOME

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WELCOME

History of the Albertinum

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History of the Albertinum

WELCOME. THE TOUR BEGINS.

Our tour now continues on the first floor. From the Atrium either take the elevator or the staircase up to the Mosaic Hall. In the Mosaic Hall we will be taking a closer look at Schiller and Goethe – in a model in a glass display case on the left-hand side.

WELCOME. THE TOUR BEGINS.

The Mosaic Hall

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The Mosaic Hall

Wilhelmine Benigna Biron Duchess of Sagan

Thorvaldsen, Bertel ((1770-1844)) | Sculptor
Wilhelmine, Sagan, Herzogin ((1770-1844)) | Person(s) shown

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Wilhelmine Benigna Biron Duchess of Sagan

Design for the Goethe-Schiller Monument in Weimar

Rietschel, Ernst (1804-1861) | Sculptor
Schiller, Friedrich (1804-1861) | Person(s) shown
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1804-1861) | Person(s) shown

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Design for the Goethe-Schiller Monument in Weimar

Nicholas I Pavlovich, Tsar of Russia

Rauch, Christian Daniel ((1777-1857)) | Sculptor
Nikolaj, Russland, Zar ((1777-1857)) | Person(s) shown

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Nicholas I Pavlovich, Tsar of Russia

Alexandra Feodorovna, Tsarina of Russia

Rauch, Christian Daniel ((1777-1857)) | Sculptor
Alexandra, Russland, Zarin ((1777-1857)) | Person(s) shown

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Alexandra Feodorovna, Tsarina of Russia

Allegory of Music pediment

Rietschel, Ernst ((1804-1861)) | Sculptor

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Allegory of Music pediment

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (plaster model)

Rietschel, Ernst ((1804-1861)) | Sculptor
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim ((1804-1861)) | Person(s) shown

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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (plaster model)

Next stop

Leave now the Mosaik Hall and go to the Klingre Hall on the opoosite side.

Next stop

Amazon

Stuck, Franz von ((1863-1928)) | Sculptor

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Amazon

Forest Secret

Diez, Robert ((1844-1922)) | Sculptor

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Forest Secret

Next stop

Now, our tour continues on the second floor. Either take the elevator or the large staircase and on the second floor go through the entrance on the right of the staircase. The next stop is a painting by Caspar David Friedrich in the second room.

Next stop

Cross in the Mountains

Friedrich, Caspar David ((1774-1840)) | Painter
Kühn, Christian Gottlob ((1774-1840)) | woodcarver
Friedrich, Caspar David ((1774-1840)) | Design

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Cross in the Mountains

The Large Enclosure near Dresden

Friedrich, Caspar David ((1774-1840)) | Painter

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The Large Enclosure near Dresden

Next room

The next painting on our tour is in the next room. You’ll find it on the left-hand side.

Next room

Young Lady with Drawing Utensils - Countess Thekla Ludolf, née Weyssenhoff

Vogel von Vogelstein, Carl Christian ((1788-1868)) | Painter

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Young Lady with Drawing Utensils - Countess Thekla Ludolf, née Weyssenhoff

The wedding painting

Our next stop is in the same room. A painting of a wedding by Ludwig Richter.

The wedding painting

Bridal Procession in Spring

Richter, Ludwig ((1803-1884)) | Painter

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Bridal Procession in Spring

Two rooms ahead

Now carry on trough the next room to the room after that. There you can find the next stop on our tour on the left-hand side.

Two rooms ahead

Next room

Our next stop is in the next room. A painting of dancers by Degas.

Next room

Two Dancers

Degas, Edgar ((1834-1917)) | Painter

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Two Dancers

Little Dancer, aged Fourteen

Degas, Edgar ((1834-1917)) | Sculptor

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Little Dancer, aged Fourteen

The following two works

In the next room, you can find out more about the paintings of Claude Monet and Paul Gauguin.

The following two works

Parau Api. What's New?

Gauguin, Paul ((1848-1903)) | Painter

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Parau Api. What's New?

The New Salome

Klinger, Max (1857-1920) | Sculptor

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The New Salome

Summer's Day

Böcklin, Arnold ((1827-1901)) | Painter

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Summer's Day

Last work on the tour

You can leave the Gallery and go back through the staircase to the first floor. Now go back towards the entrance and enter the Sculpture Hall through the door on the right with the luminous arrow. Rodin’s famous sculpture The Thinker is then directly ahead of you.

 

Last work on the tour

The Thinker

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) | Sculptor

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The Thinker

Firedamp

Meunier, Constantin ((1831-1905)) | Sculptor

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Firedamp

The Porter

Meunier, Constantin ((1831-1905)) | Sculptor

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The Porter

Thank you and good bye

Now we have come to the end of the tour. We appreciate the interest and thank you for your attention. For more exciting tours, you can have a look at the tour overview.

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