Bavarian State Collections of Paintings

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bavarian State Collections of Paintings

 

a series of collections of German and world art concentrated chiefly in Munich. They include the Alte Pinakothek, founded in 1836, which is a unique collection including works of P. P. Rubens, The Four Apostles of A. Dürer, and the Christ Crowned With Thorns of Titian; the Neue Pinakothek, a gallery of 19th-century German sculpture and painting; the New Gallery of 19th- and 20th-century sculpture and painting; the Schack Gallery of late romantic German art; and the New Court in the suburb of Schleisheim. There are also branches of the Bavarian State Collections of Paintings in Ansbach (a residence), Aschaffenburg (the State Gallery), Augsburg, Bamberg (the New Residence), Bayreuth (the New Castle), Burghausen (the Fürstenbau), Landshut (a residence), Neuburg (a castle), Passau, and Regensburg (the State Gallery).

REFERENCE

Alte Pinakothek. Katalog, vols. 1–3. Munich, 1961–67.
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