Masterworks on paper: Prints - Drawing - Photography

in Residenzschloss

Lächelnde Frau sitzt mit gespreizten Beinen, im Hintergrund festlich Gekleidete
Please note, that the Kupferstich-Kabinett will remain closed from the 22st to the 25th of January. We apologize for any inconvenience.


More than half a million drawings, prints and photographs from the Middle Ages until today are being hold here, e.g. by Dürer, van Eyck, Rembrandt, Piranesi, Fragonard and Friedrich up to Toulouse-Lautrec, Kotzsch, Glöckner, Baselitz and Tillmans.

To the collection

Geänderte Öffnungszeiten

                                                                                                                                                 From December 21, 2018 through January 2, 2019, the study room of the Kupferstich-Kabinett will be closed for visitors. Happy Holidays to you all! We are looking Forward to welcoming you in the New Year!

One collection presented at different places

Residenzschloss Dresden

Current special exhibitions

Besucher betrachten Fotos an der Wand
© SKD, Foto: Oliver Killig
Residenzschloss Dresden

Study Hall

Personen sitzen an Tischen, darauf Graphiken aufgestellt
© SKD, Foto: Andreas Diesend


Kunstutensilien auf eine Art Servierwagen
© SKD, Foto: Herbert Boswank

Upcoming events

A long tradition

As early as the sixteenth century, Saxon rulers began to collect works on paper. They were interested in creating a centre for pictorial documentation which would bring together knowledge and conceptions of the world.
History of the Collection

From our Online Collection

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