Bavarian State Picture Collection  

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The Birth of Venus (detail), a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli
The Birth of Venus (detail), a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli

The Bavarian State Picture Collections (German: Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen), based in Munich, oversees the collections of artworks held by the Free State of Bavaria. Works include paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, video art and installation art. These pieces are on display in numerous galleries and museums throughout Bavaria, including the Alte Pinakothek (Old Picture Gallery), the Neue Pinakothek (New Picture Gallery), the Pinakothek der Moderne (Modern Picture Gallery) and the galleries of Schleissheim Palace.

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