Masterpieces of the Department of Prints and Drawings
23 x 28 cm
Edited by Städel Museum Frankfurt am Main, 2008
Authors: Jutta Schütt und Martin Sonnabend
english edition, 192 pages, 103 plates, softcover
Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg
The graphic collection of the Städel Museum is among the most important graphic cabinets in Germany due to its high artistic quality of the approximately 25.000 drawings and 75.000 prints from the late Middle Ages up to the present day. The collection of works presented in this book span a period of almost 600 years: the oldest works are from the early 15th century, the latest originated in the late 20th century. Almost every notable drawer from the history of art is featured, including Dürer, Raffael, Tizian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Watteau, Fragonard, Tiepolo, Cornelius, Delacroix, Daumier, Cézanne, van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse, Kirchner, Beckmann, Klee und Pollock.