Masterworks on paper: Prints - Drawing - Photography

im Residenzschloss

Lächelnde Frau sitzt mit gespreizten Beinen, im Hintergrund festlich Gekleidete
In order to minimise the spread of the coronavirus all museums of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden remain closed until 20 April 2020.

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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

300 years Kupferstich-Kabinett Dresden

In 2020, the Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett (Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs) will be celebrating its 300th anniversary as the oldest publicly accessible specialist collection for art on paper in the German-speaking countries.
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© courtesy Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden
Eberhard Havekost, Snow Lounge (4), 2000

One collection presented at different places

Residenzschloss Dresden

Current special exhibitions

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

Study room

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

Josef-Hegenbarth-Archive

Kunstutensilien auf eine Art Servierwagen
© SKD, Foto: Herbert Boswank
Special exhibition at the Residenzschloss
26.10.2019–08.03.2020

Christian Borchert. The Tectonics of Remembrance

Christian Borchert (1942-2000) was one of the most significant photographers in the GDR and reunified Germany

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Christian Borchert, Kamenzer Forstfest, 1986
© Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Andreas Diesend

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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

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