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Wallraf-Richartz-Museum — Fondation Corboud

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum — Fondation Corboud
Madonna in the Rose Bower, by Stefan Lochner, 1448

The Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud is Cologne’s oldest museum and one of the foremost picture galleries in Germany. The museum invites you to come face to face with great masterpieces of European art. The Wallraf has one of the world’s leading collections of medieval painting, with Stefan Lochner’s Madonna of the Rose Bower as its greatest attraction. Other highlights include works by the Baroque masters, ranging from Rubens and Rembrandt to Murillo and Boucher, the German Romantics, French Realism, and Impressionism. Embark on a voyage through 700 years of art history. Thanks to the paintings from the Fondation Corboud, the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum has the widest collection of impressionist and neo-impressionist art in Germany. Manet, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Sisley, Morisot, Signac and Seurat are all represented by outstanding works, and van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, Bonnard, Ensor and Munch herald the way to modernism.

Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10am - 6pm (open until 10pm on Thursdays), Saturday and Sunday 11am - 6pm.

Admission: Admission charges vary, depending on whether there is a special exhibition. Adults pay 6 € - 9 €.

[ Source: http://www.museenkoeln.de/english/default.asp?s=251&tid=122&kontrast=&schrift= ]

Related: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wallraf-Richartz_Museum
Address: Obenmarspforten, 50667 Köln
Tags: Cologne, Koeln, Museum, Fine Art


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