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Städel Museum

Local name: Städel Museum

The museum was founded in the first half XIX century by the Frankfurt banker Johann Friedrich Städel. The facility's collection presents a complete overview of seven hundred years of European art from the beginning of the fourteenth century to the present day. The museum's collection includes over 100,000 works, with particular emphasis on Renaissance, Baroque and modern art works. During the tour you can see such unique works as Jan van Eyck's Madonna from Lucca or Rembrandt's Blinding Samson.

In 1815 Johann Friedrich Städel donated his painting collection to the city and set up an academy of fine arts whose aim was to educate future artists and care for entrusted works.

The museum building was built in the second half of Of the 19th century according to the design of the architect Oskar Sommer. The property is decorated in a neo-Renaissance style and is inspired by Florentine buildings. The main entrance is decorated with two sculptures depicting German Renaissance people - Hans Holbein and Albrecht Dürer.


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    Schaumainkai 6360596 Frankfurt am Main , Germany