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Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Neue Pinakothek

Neue Pinakothek

Neue Pinakothek

The Neue Pinakothek is an art museum in Munich, Germany. Its focus is European Art of the 18th and 19th century. Together with the Alte Pinakothek and the Pinakothek der Moderne it is part of Munich’s “Kunstareal” (the “art area”). The name Alte (Old) Pinakothek refers to the time period covered by the collection, from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century. The Pinakothek der Moderne exhibits modern art.

Highlights of the Neue Pinakothek

Neue Pinakothek Collection

The museum houses a collection of thousands of European paintings from classicism to art nouveau. The collection includes:

  • International paintings of the second half of the 18th century
  • English and Scottish paintings of 18th and early 19th century
  • German artists of Classicism in Rome
  • German Romanticism
  • Biedermeier
  • French Realism and French Romanticism
  • Deutschrömer (or German-Romans)
  • History paintings
  • German Realism
  • German Impressionists
  • French Impressionists
  • Symbolism and Art Nouveau and early 20th century
  • Sculptures

Neue Pinakothek

  • Name:           Neue Pinakothek
  • City:               Munich
  • Country:        Germany
  • Type:             Art museum
  • Location:       Kunstareal, Munich, Germany

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German Proverbs and Quotes

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“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.”
– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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Photo Credit: Photo: Andreas Praefcke [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

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