Bavarian State Painting Collections
The Bavarian State Painting 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.
Galleries of the Bavarian State Painting Collections in Munich
Galleries of the Bavarian State Painting Collections outside Munich
- Ansbach | State Gallery in the Residenz
- Aschaffenburg | State Gallery in the Schloss Johannisburg
- Augsburg | State Gallery in the Katharinenkirche
- Augsburg | State Gallery in the Glaspalast
- Bamberg | State Gallery in the New Residence
- Bayreuth | State Gallery in the New Palace
- Burghausen | State Gallery in the Burghausen Castle
- Füssen | State Gallery in the High Castle
- Neuburg an der Donau | State Gallery in the Castle
- Ottobeuren | State Gallery in the Benediktine-Abbey
- Schleißheim Palace | State Gallery in the New Palace
- Tegernsee | Olaf-Gulbransson-Museum in the Kurpark
- Würzburg | State Gallery in the Würzburg Residence
Nazi Looted Art in Bavarian State Collections
In 2016, the heirs of Alfred Flechtheim, a German-Jewish art dealer and collector, sued the German state of Bavaria, arguing in court papers that it has refused to turn over works of art that the heirs say were looted by the Nazis before World War II.
- Bowley, Graham (December 6, 2016). "Jewish Dealer's Heirs File Suit Over Art in Bavarian State Collection". New York Times.
- History of the Bavarian State Painting Collections
- Nazi Art Loot Returned ... to Nazis
- Bavarian Parliament Will Investigate Claims Looted Art Was Returned to Nazis
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