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Provenance Research in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

Works of art are sold, auctioned, given away, inherited, lent – and sometimes confiscated, stolen or looted. Provenance research is concerned with the biography of the objects. Learn about the turbulent history behind selected paintings.

Building
Semperbau
Collection
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
Duration
1 hour

WELCOME

WELCOME

DIRECTIONS 1

Cross the Hall of Antiquities and go to the first floor. You will find the first exhibit of this tour in room 108 in a large wall display case.

DIRECTIONS 1

The Beheading of Saint Reparata

Daddi, Bernardo (1295-1348) | Painter

The Beheading of Saint Reparata

DIRECTIONS 2

The next exhibit is in room 109.

DIRECTIONS 2

The Virgin and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist

Previtali, Andrea (1480-1528) | Painter

The Virgin and Child with the Young Saint John the Baptist

DIRECTIONS 3

Pass through two cabinets. In room 112 you will find the next exhibit.

DIRECTIONS 3

Portrait of a Gentleman

Campi, Giulio (1507-1572) attributed to | Painter

Portrait of a Gentleman

DIRECTIONS 4

The next step is on the first floor. Go to room 116 and keep to the left. Cross the red main hall and climb the stairs in the tribuna. The next exhibit is in room 209.

DIRECTIONS 4

Temple of Vesta in Tivoli

Hackert, Jakob Philipp (1737-1807) | Painter

Temple of Vesta in Tivoli

DIRECTIONS 5

You will find the next exhibit in room 210.

DIRECTIONS 5

The Art Discussion

Schenau, Johann Eleazar (1737-1806) | Painter
Zingg, Adrian (1737-1806) | Person(s) shown
Hagedorn, Christian Ludwig von (1737-1806) | Person(s) shown
Graff, Anton (1737-1806) | Person(s) shown
Fritsch, Thomas von, Freiherr (1737-1806) | Person(s) shown
Schenau, Johann Eleazar (1737-1806) | Person(s) shown

The Art Discussion

DIRECTIONS 6

The next exhibit is right next to it.

DIRECTIONS 6

"Caroussel Comique". Entertainments in the Zwinger 1722

Thiele, Johann Alexander (1685-1752) | Painter

"Caroussel Comique". Entertainments in the Zwinger 1722

DIRECTIONS 7

Now go to room 211.

DIRECTIONS 7

Still-Life with Two Calves’ Heads

Paudiß, Christopher (c. 1625-before 1666) | Painter

Still-Life with Two Calves’ Heads

DIRECTIONS 8

In the same room you will also find the next exhibit on our tour. Just walk a little to the right.

DIRECTIONS 8

A Hajduk with tall hat

Paudiß, Christopher (c. 1625-before 1666) | Painter

A Hajduk with tall hat

DIRECTIONS 9

We continue in room 213.

DIRECTIONS 9

Portrait of a Man

Cranach der Ältere, Lucas (1515-1586) | Painter
Cranach der Jüngere, Lucas (1515-1586) | Painter

Portrait of a Man

DIRECTIONS 10

Take the stairs back up to the first floor. Cross the corner room and keep to the right in room 126. The next exhibit is waiting for you in room 129.

DIRECTIONS 10

Rembrandt and Saskia in the Parable of the Prodigal Son

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) | Person(s) shown
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) | Painter
Uylenburgh, Saskia van (1606-1669) | Person(s) shown

Rembrandt and Saskia in the Parable of the Prodigal Son

DIRECTIONS 11

The last exhibit on our tour is in room number 130.

DIRECTIONS 11

Portrait of a Woman with Braided Blond Hair

Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) Workshop | Painter

Portrait of a Woman with Braided Blond Hair

SEE YOU AGAIN

SEE YOU AGAIN

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