archive-title Category Archives: MASTERPIECES OF THE MONTH

Category Archives: MASTERPIECES OF THE MONTH

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here you can find our exhibitions in chronological order. Some of them might not be available to visit anymore. For the sake of completeness they are also published here, to give you as an art lover an overview of exhibitions, that have taken place in Berlin. Enjoy!

Rembrandt van Rijn – Man in a Gold Helmet – from the circle around

In 1897, the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museums-Verein, a sponsor of the Gemäldegalerie Berlin, purchased the masterpiece “Man in a Gold Helmet” as an original work by Rembrandt. Less than 100 years later, in the 1970s, it came to light as part of the “Rembrandt Research Project” initiated in 1968 that the painting was created by someone close to […]

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Caravaggio – Cupid as Victor

Caravaggio is said to be the master of light and shade like how his piece “Amor vincit Omnia” or “Cupid as victor” undoubtedly proves. The specific focus was on the use of light and shade causing the painting to seem plastic, showing a naked and winged cupid embodied by a young boy. His pose is […]

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Jan Vermeer (van Delft) – Man and Woman drinking Wine

The glance falls into a room that is furnished with a table, a bench and two chairs. The table is covered in an expensive manufactured table cloth. A painting in a gold frame is hanging on the wall. A woman dressed in a fancy red dress is sitting on a chair opposite the window. The […]

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Adolph Menzel – Flute concert in Sanssouci

Adolph Menzel grants us a detailed insight of a cultural evening at the court of Friedrich the Great in the palace Sanssouci. Music is being played. The king himself is playing the flute. He is standing in the centre of the picture. To the right his chamber ensemble and to the left an audience of […]

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Sandro Botticelli – Madonna with Child

Thanks to Count Atanasius Raczynski one is able to marvel at “Madonna with Child” and eight singing angels by Sandro Botticelli in Berlin. In 1824 he bought the art piece for 2500 francs (for his collection in his art gallery at his palace). A not so well known fact is that his palace was situated […]

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