The Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, better known as Städel, is an one of the most important art museums in Germany located on the Museumsufer. Founded in 1815 by banker Johann Friedrich Städel, its collection has grown over the years to comprise more than 3000 paintings, 600 sculptures, 4000 photographs, and 100,000 drawings and prints. The collection of paintings spans over 700 years from the early 14th century to the 21st century, through various movements such as Late Gothic , Renaissance, Baroque and Modern. Highlights include –
The collection of drawings and graphics includes Titian's study for Saint Sebastian of the high altar in SS. Nazaro e Celso in Brescia, Albrecht Dürer's drawing of the Nuernberger and Venetian as well as Melancholy, Rembrandt van Rijns's drawing of The Drunk, Eugène Delacroix's Sunset, and Jackson Pollock's Figure.
Schaumainkai 63, 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
+49 69 605098 ext. 0
Städel-Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map
The Museumsufer, which translates to Museum Riverbank, is the embankment along the banks of the Main River in Frankfurt which is home to 15 museums.
The Imperial Cathedral of Saint Bartholomew, better known as the Kaiserdom, is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew.
Römerberg or Town Hall Square is the heart of Frankfurt's Old Town that dates back to the 12th century.
The Liebieghaus is a 19th century castle-like historic villa that houses the Städtisches Galerie Liebieghaus, one of Europe's most important sculpture collections with works dating from ancient Egypt to Neoclassicism.
Main Tower(1 km)
The Main Tower is the 4th tallest building in Frankfurt, soaring to a height of 200 metres over 56 storeys.
Naturmuseum Senckenberg(2.2 km)
Commonly just called Senckenberg Museum, it is one of the most famous museums of Frankfurt.
Museum für Angewandte Kunst(0.6 km)
The Museum for Applied Arts and Design hosts just that in a beautiful Richard Meier designed building.
Museum Giersch(0.3 km)
At the Museum of Regional Historic Art and Culture, the broad exhibition range covers all types of art – painting, photography, sculpture, graphic art, architecture and applied arts.
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