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Old Masters

The Gemäldegalerie of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna possesses one of the most important collections of old masters in the world. These great works of art were gradually collected through the centuries by the archdukes of Austria and the later emperors of the Holy Roman Empire. Following the marriage in 1477 between Mary of Burgundy and Maximilian of Austria there were close links between the ruling house of Habsburg and the Low Countries, a situation which continued until the end of the Ancien Regime in 1789. Vienna has agreed to lend an outstanding selection of 54 top works, all dating f... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 10/23/11