Collection / Highlights Old Master Painting

OLD MASTERS 1300 – 1800

The Old Masters collection at the Städel Museum presents highlights from five hundred years of art history with paintings by Jan van Eyck, Lochner, Mantegna, Botticelli, Dürer, Holbein, Grünewald, Elsheimer, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Poussin and many others. World-famous masterpieces span the period from the fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries and retrace the development of Europe’s most important painting schools from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the Baroque and Neoclassicism.

Old Master Painting

Fra Angelico, Madonna and Child Enthroned, Surrounded by Angels, ca. 1420

Fra Angelico

Madonna and Child Enthroned

Old Master Painting

Mathis Gothart Nithart, called Grünewald, St. Lawrence, St. Cyriacus, ca. 1600


St. Lawrence, St. Cyriacus

Old Master Painting

Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of Simon George of Cornwall

Hans Holbein the Younger

Simon George of Cornwall

Old Master Painting

Stefan Lochner, The Martyrdoms of the Apostles, ca. 1500

Stefan Lochner

The Martyrdoms of the Apostles

Old Master Painting

Andrea Mantegna, St. Mark the Evangelist, ca. 1450, Foto: Artothek

Andrea Mantegna

St. Mark the Evangelist

Old Master Painting

Upper Rhenish Master, Little Garden of Paradise, 1500

Upper Rhenish Master

Little Garden of Paradise

Old Master Painting

Nicolas Poussin, Landscape during a Thunderstorm with Pyramus and Thisbe

Nicolas Poussin


Old Master Painting

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, The Blinding of Samson, 1636

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Blinding of Samson

Old Master Painting

Peter Paul Rubens, The Betrothal of St. Catherine, ca. 1628


The Betrothal of St. Catherine
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