Highlights
of the Collection

With more than 3,100 paintings, 660 sculptures, over 4,600 photographs and over 100,000 drawings and prints, the Städel collection provides a rich survey of 700 years of European art – spanning the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Baroque, Classical Modernism and art of the present.

Old Masters

Old Masters

  • Jan van Eyck
    Lucca Madonna, ca. 1437
  • Johannes Vermeer
    The Geographer, 1669
  • Lucas Cranach the Elder
    Venus, 1532
  • Rembrandt
    The Blinding of Samson, 1636
  • Sandro Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi)
    Idealized portrait of a lady (Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci as nymph), ca. 1475
  • Stefan Lochner
    The Martyrdoms of the Apostles, ca. 1435
  • Adam Elsheimer
    The Altarpiece of the Exaltation of the True Cross, 1603–05
  • Adriaen Brouwer
    The Bitter Potion, ca. 1636–38
  • Agnolo Bronzino
    Portrait of a Lady in Red (Francesca Salviati?), ca. 1533
  • Andrea Mantegna
    St. Mark the Evangelist, ca. 1448–1451
  • Barnaba da Modena
    Madonna and Child, 1367
  • Claude Lorrain
    Landscape with Christ appearing to St. Mary Magdalene (“Noli me tangere”) 1681
  • Dirck van Baburen
    Young man singing, 1622
  • Giambattista Tiepolo
    The Patron Saints of the Crotta family, ca. 1750
  • Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)
    Madonna and Child, 1621 – 22
  • Hans Baldung called Grien
    Two Witches, 1523
  • Hans Holbein the Younger
    Portrait of Simon George of Cornwall, ca. 1535–40
  • Hieronymus Bosch
    Ecce Homo, ca. 1500
  • Jean-Antoine Watteau
    Embarking to Cythera, ca. 1709 – 10
  • Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin
    Still life with partridge and pear, 1748
  • Lucas van Valckenborch
    Winter Landscape with Snowfall near Antwerp, 1575
  • Mathis Gothart Nithart called Matthias Grünewald
    St Lawrence, St Cyriacus, ca. 1509/10
  • Nicolas Poussin
    Landscape during a thunderstorm with Pyramus and Thisbe, 1651
  • Peter Paul Rubens
    The Mystic Betrothal of St Catherine (front of a panel painted on both sides), 1628
  • Raphael and Workshop
    Portrait of Pope Julius II, 1511 – 12
  • Upper Rhenish Master
    The Little Garden of Paradise, ca. 1410–20
  • “Master of Flémalle” (workshop of Robert Campin)
    The Flémalle Panels, ca. 1428–30
Modern Art

Modern Art

  • Claude Monet
    The luncheon (Le déjeuner), 1868/69
  • Edgar Degas
    Orchestra musicians, 1872
  • Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
    Two Women with Washbasin; The Sisters, 1913
  • Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein
    Goethe in the Roman Campagna, 1787
  • Max Beckmann
    The Synagogue in Frankfurt am Main, 1919
  • Pablo Picasso
    Portrait of Fernande Olivier, 1909
  • Arnold Böcklin
    Villa by the Sea, 1871–1874
  • Auguste Renoir
    After the luncheon (La fin du déjeuner), 1879
  • Auguste Rodin
    Eve, 1881
  • Brassaï (Gyula Halász)
    Le Stryge, ca. 1930
  • Edvard Munch
    Jealousy, 1913
  • Eugène Delacroix
    Fantasia arabe, 1833
  • Fernand Khnopff
    The game warden, 1883
  • Franz Marc
    Dog lying in the snow, ca. 1911
  • Friedrich Overbeck
    The triumph of religion in the arts, 1829 – 1840
  • Gustave Courbet
    The wave, 1869
  • Henri Matisse
    Flowers and Ceramic Plate, 1913
  • Julia Margaret Cameron
    Mrs. Herbert Duckworth, 1867
  • Max Beckmann
    Still Life with Saxophones, 1926
  • Max Ernst
    Aquis Submersus, 1919
  • Max Liebermann
    Free period in the Amsterdam Orphanage, 1881–1882
  • Otto Dix
    The artist’s family, 1927
  • Paul Cézanne
    Landscape. Road with trees in rocky mountains, 1870–71
  • Paul Klee
    The lamb, 1920, 39
  • Pierre Bonnard
    Reclining nude against a white and blue plaid, ca. 1909
  • Wilhelm Lehmbruck
    Seated youth, 1916–17
  • Édouard Manet
    A Game of Croquet, 1873
Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art

  • Francis Bacon
    Study for the nurse in the film “Battleship Potemkin”, 1957
  • Georg Baselitz
    Oberon, 1963
  • Gerhard Richter
    Boat Trip, 1965
  • Jeff Wall
    Blind Window No. 2, 2000
  • Martin Kippenberger
    Two Proletarian Women Inventors on Their Way to the Inventors’ Congress, 1984
  • Yves Klein
    Relief éponge bleu (Kleine Nachtmusik) (Blue sponge relief, little night music), 1960
  • Ad Reinhardt
    Green-Violet Center, 1943
  • Alberto Giacometti
    Femme, épaule cassée (Woman with broken shoulder), 1958/59
  • Andy Warhol
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1982
  • Anselm Kiefer
    The Argonauts, 1990
  • Corinne Wasmuht
    Barrier, 2008
  • Daniel Richter
    Gaggle, 2007
  • Ernst Wilhelm Nay
    Rotklang, 1962
  • Günther Uecker
    Organic structure, 1962
  • Hiroshi Sugimoto
    Aegean Sea, Pilíon I, 1990
  • Isa Genzken
    Wind I (David ), 2009
  • Jean Dubuffet
    Tapié grand-duc (Duke Tapié), 1946
  • Jean Fautrier
    Grand nu (Grand Nude), 1962
  • Josef Albers
    Study for Homage to the Square: High Autumn, 1957
  • Joseph Beuys
    Mountain King, 1958 – 61 (1971)
  • Karl Otto Götz
    Untitled, 1956
  • Leon Golub
    Fallen Figure (Fallen Fighter), 1971
  • Lucio Fontana
    Concetto Spaziale – Attese (Spatial concept - expectations), 1962/63
  • Rainer Fetting
    Erstes Mauerbild, 1977
  • Raymond Hains
    Coup de Pied (Kick), 1960
  • Sigmar Polke
    Untitled (Rotation), 1979
  • Wolfgang Tillmans
    Freischwimmer 54, 1994
Department of Prints and Drawings

Department of Prints and Drawings

  • Albrecht Dürer
    Lady in Venetian dress contrasted with a Nuremberg “Hausfrau”, ca. 1495
  • Honoré Daumier
    Deux saltimbanques / Two Saltimbanques, ca. 1865–70
  • Jackson Pollock
    Figure, 1948
  • Max Ernst
    et les papillons se mettent à chanter / and the butterflies begin to sing, 1929
  • Paul Cézanne
    Avenue of Chestnut Trees at the Jas de Bouffan, around 1880's
  • Petrus Christus (ca. 1415‒1472/73)
    Portrait of a Man with a Falcon, ca. 1445‒50
  • Antoine Watteau
    Standing Male Figure, ca. 1718/19
  • Antony Gormley
    Cap, 1994
  • Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
    Winter Moon Night, 1919
  • Eugène Delacroix
    Faust and Mephistopheles on the Blocksberg, 1826/27
  • Friedrich Overbeck (?)
    Portrait of a child, before 1818
  • Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Punchinello’s Father Brings Home His Bride, ca. 1797
  • Raffaelo Santi, called Raphael
    Design for the lower left quarter of the "Disputa", ca. 1508–09
  • Rembrandt
    Self Portrait Drawing at a Window, ca. 1648

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