National art collections Dresden

as national art collections are designated in Dresden a set of partly world-famous museums with large thematischer width. They are subordinated in the possession of the Free State Saxonia and the Saxonian Ministry for science and art.

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as oldest forerunners of the today's collection applies in 16. Century by the Saxonian cure princes created art chamber. A substantial artistic advancement took place at present August of the strong one and its successor August III. In addition, in 20. Century gave it still important changes in the existence, particularly during the time of the national socialism and by seizing after 1945. In the years 1955 to 1958 large parts of the collection returned to Dresden. 1997 was arranged it in the current form and received a new statute.

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