The Emperors Artists

The Old Masters Picture Gallery in Dresden holds outstanding masterpieces from the history of European art. These include such famous Italian Renaissance work by Raphael, Giorgione, Titian, and Correggio. “Nativity”. There are also impressive works of the Italian Baroque, for example by Tiepolo, Canaletto and Rosalba Carriera. The Dutch section of the exhibition contains famous paintings by Jan van Eyck, Rubens, van Dyck, Vermeer, Rembrandt and Jordaens. Examples of French painting include works by Poussin, Claude Lorrain, Watteau and Lancret. The department of Spanish paintings displays El Greco, Ribera and Velázquez along with Zurbarán and Murillo. The school of German painting is given particular prominence. Renaissance artists such as Dürer, the Cranachs and Holbein, Liotard, Angelika Kauffmann, Füssli and Graff. The Old Masters Picture Gallery is part of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen in Dresden and is one of the world´s most important museums.