Österreichische Galerie Belvedere

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Österreichische Galerie Belvedere
Upper Belvedere palace Vienna.jpg
Established 1903
Location Vienna, Austria
Director Agnes Husslein
Website http://www.belvedere.at

The Österreichische Galerie Belvedere is a museum housed in the Belvedere palace, in Vienna, Austria.

The art collection includes masterpieces from the Middle Ages and Baroque up until 21st century contemporary, though it focuses on Austrian painters from the Fin de Siècle and Art Nouveau period. Well-known artists whose art works are exhibited include Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele.

Since 2007, the museum is run by Agnes Husslein, former head of the Rupertinum in Salzburg and the Museum der Moderne.


A selection of paintings in the museum:

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Coordinates: 48°11′29″N 16°22′48″E / 48.19139°N 16.38000°E / 48.19139; 16.38000