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The director will guide you through the collection - English

On this tour, you will accompany the director of the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Picture Gallery) and the Skulpturensammlung (Sculpture Collection) to his favorite pieces. Why are these works particularly close to his heart? Are they outstanding creations, remarkable details or extraordinary narratives?

Building
Semperbau
Collection
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister; Skulpturensammlung
Duration
1 hour

Welcome

Dr. Stephan Koja welcomes you.

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Welcome

Directions 1

Go up the stairs to the Antikenhalle/Hall of Antiquities.

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Directions 1

Antikenhalle/Hall of Antiquities

Get an insight into the architecture of the Hall of Antiquities as well as the history of the Sculpture Collection.

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Antikenhalle/Hall of Antiquities

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The first work on our tour is directly in front of the stairs.

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Hermaphrodite and Silenus (so-called Dresden Symplegma)

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Hermaphrodite and Silenus (so-called Dresden Symplegma)

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Just go some steps further.

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Athena

Phidias (c. 450-30 BCE) | Design

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Athena

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Now go to the three large figures dressed in long robes.

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Female portrait statue from Herculaneum, so-called Large Herculaneum Woman

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Female portrait statue from Herculaneum, so-called Large Herculaneum Woman

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Now turn right to the Zwinger courtyard.

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Head of a pondering Muse (Polyhymnia)

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Head of a pondering Muse (Polyhymnia)

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Go to the wing on the theater side and turn left. You will find the next stop on our tour next to the stairs on the other side of the Sculpture Hall.

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Female portrait statue, probably an empress

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Female portrait statue, probably an empress

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The next stop on our tour is in the 1st floor in room 108 right next to the door. 

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Portrait of a Boy

Pintoricchio (c. 1456/60-1513) | Painter

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Portrait of a Boy

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Turn further to the right.

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The Tribute Money

Tizian (c. 1488/90-1576) | Painter

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The Tribute Money

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The next work is further on in room 108.

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The Holy Family

Mantegna, Andrea (1431-1506) | Painter

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The Holy Family

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Our tour continues in room 106.

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The Madonna of Saint George

Correggio (c. 1489-1534) | Painter

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The Madonna of Saint George

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Now turn further to the right.

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The Sistine Madonna

Raffael (1483-1520) | Painter

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The Sistine Madonna

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Now carry on to room 102 – the Sculpture Gallery.

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Laocoon, after the antique

unbekannt | Sculptor

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Laocoon, after the antique

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To find the next exhibit on our tour carry on further down the room.

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Nessus and Deianira

Giambologna (1524/1529-1608) | Sculptor

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Nessus and Deianira

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The next exhibit in also in this room.

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Mars

Giambologna (1524/1529-1608) | Artist

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Mars

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Our tour continues in Room 104.

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The Resurrection of Christ

Caliari, Paolo, gen. Veronese (1528-1588) | Painter

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The Resurrection of Christ

Wall colours

Learn more about the new colors of the walls.

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Wall colours

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Our tour now continues in room 117.

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Cardsharps

Valentin de Boulogne (1594-1632) | Painter

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Cardsharps

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The next work on our tour is in room 120.

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The Healing of the Blind Man

El Greco (1541-1614) | Painter

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The Healing of the Blind Man

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You will find the next exhibit in room 121.

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The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence

Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652) | Painter

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The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence

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Our tour continues now in room 125.

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The Painter in his Workshop

Dou, Gerrit (1613-1675) | Painter

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The Painter in his Workshop

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Now carry on through the next room and then turn left to room 130.

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Portrait of a Man in Armour with Red Brassard

Dyck, Anthony van (1599-1641) | Painter

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Portrait of a Man in Armour with Red Brassard

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The final work on our tour is on the 2nd floor. Carry on until you reach the Tribuna and then take the stairs. On the 2nd floor go to room 212.

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Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

Holbein der Jüngere, Hans (1497/98-1543) | Painter

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Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

Goodbye

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