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Museum of Art History

Local name: Kunsthistorisches Museum

The Museum of Art History in Vienna is one of the largest galleries in the world, having in its collections an extremely valuable collection of European painting, ancient art and antique coins.

The art museum includes works: "Tower of Babel" by Pieter Bruegel, "David with the head of Goliath" Caravaggio, "Cardinal Niccolò Albergati" by Jan van Eyck, portrait of King Stefan Batory by Marcin Kober, "Self-portrait" by Rembrandt, "Four Continents" by Rubens, "Madonna in the Green" Rafael Santi, Titian's Madonna with Cherries, Jan Vermeer's "Allegory of Painting".

The museum has been in existence since 1891. The initiator of the institution's construction was the emperor Franz Josef I. In the gallery a rich collection of painting was collected, which the members of the Habsburg family gathered for 600 years. Portraits and armor collection comes from the collections of Emperor Ferdinand II, while the remaining works belonged to Emperor Rudolf II and Leopold Wilhelm.

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Maria-Theresien-Platz 1010 Vienna , Austria