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The Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery) on Berlin’s Museum Island is a part of the Berlin National Gallery, displaying artwork mainly from the 19th century, ranging from the idealism of early Neoclassicism and Romanticism to the great European movements of Impressionism and Symbolism, including Biedermeier and early Modernism. Built between 1867 and 1876 by Johann Heinrich Strack of Schinkelschule to plans by Friedrich Stuler, the building with Classicist and neo-Renaissance elements is the core premise of the Nationalgalerie whose collection is distributed over several locations now.

Highlights of the collection include masterpieces by ✓Caspar David Friedrich such as Der Monch am Meer (The Monk by the Sea), Moonrise over the Sea and Woman at a Window, ✓Edouard Manet’s Im Wintergarten (In the Conservatory), ✓Auguste Renoir’s Summer, ✓Arnold Bocklin’s Die Toteninsel (The Isle of the Dead), ✓Adolph Menzel’s The Balcony Room, Flotenkonzert Friedrich des Großen in Sanssouci (Flute Concert with Frederick the Great in Sanssouci) and The Dinner at the Ball, ✓Claude Monet’s Summer, ✓Paul Cezanne’s Mill on the Couleuvre at Pontoise, ✓Anselm Feuerbach’s The Symposium, ✓Hans von Marées’s Self Portrait with Yellow Hat, and ✓Max Liebermann’s Women Plucking Geese. The sculpture collection includes Johann Schadow’s Double statue of the Princesses Luise and Friedrike of Prussia and Rodin’s Man and his Thought.

About Alte Nationalgalerie

 Bodestraße 1-3, Berlin, Germany

 +49 30 266 42 42 42

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