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Paintings on Tour

As a world-class collection, the Gemäldegalerie lends many artworks to appear in exhibitions in Germany and abroad. The mission of a museum does not only involve exhibiting works, but also preserving them and carrying out research on them. As such, works are also occasionally removed from our exhibition spaces to undergo conservational work, or for research and documentation purposes. This means that individual works are sometimes not on exhibit.

The following major works are currently not on display: 

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Peter Paul Rubens, Fortuna, 1636-1638, cat.no. 798c

Is currently undergoing restoration.

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Giovanni Andrea de Ferrari, The Penitent Magdalene, 1630-1640, cat.no. 2203

Is currently undergoing restoration.

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Vittore Carpaccio, The preparation of the grave of Christ, c. 1515-1520, cat.no. 23A.

Is currently undergoing restoration.

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Pietro Lorenzetti, Mary Enthroned with the Child, c.1345, cat.no. 1384

Is currently undergoing restoration.

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Anna Dorothea Therbusch, Self-Portrait, c. 1782, cat.no. 1925

Is currently undergoing restoration.

Frans Hals, Tyman Oosdorp (1613-1668), 1656, cat.no 801 H
Frans Hals, Tyman Oosdorp (1613-1668), 1656, cat.no 801 H © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Frans Hals, Tyman Oosdorp (1613-1668), 1656, cat.no 801 H

Currently undergoing restoration in preparation for the exhibition Frans Hals. Master of the Fleeting Moment

Anna Dorothea Therbusch, Johann Julius von Vieth und Golßenau, 1771, Kat. Nr. 1902
Anna Dorothea Therbusch, Johann Julius von Vieth und Golßenau, 1771, Kat. Nr. 1902 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Anna Dorothea Therbusch, Johann Julius von Vieth und Golßenau, 1771, cat.no. 1902

Currently undergoing restoration.

Jan von Scorel (Succession), The Baptism of Christ, cat. no II.153
Jan von Scorel (Succession), The Baptism of Christ, cat. no II.153 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Jan von Scorel (Succession), The Baptism of Christ, cat. no II.153

Is currently undergoing restoration.

Antonio Zanchi, Samson und Dalila, Kat. Nr. Leid.1
Antonio Zanchi, Samson und Dalila, Kat. Nr. Leid.1 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Antonio Zanchi, Samson and Dalila, cat. no. Leid.1

Currently undergoing restoration in preparation for The Leidner Donation. North Italian Painting from the 17th Century

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Giambattista Morini, Don Gabriel de la Cueva (died 1571), Duke of Alburquerque, Spanish governor of Milan, 1560, cat.no. 79.1

On loan in the exhibition Moroni (1521-1580). Il ritratto del suo tempo at the Gallerie d'Italie in Milan. Expected to be absent until 15.04.2024.

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Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Self-Portrait with a Velvet Beret and a Fur Collar, 1634, cat. No 810

On loan to the exhibition Lee Ufan at the Hamburger Bahnhof. Absent approximately from 2.10.2023 to 01.05.2024.

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Adriaen Pietersz van de Venne, The Winter, 1614, Cat. No. 741B

On loan to the exhibition Adriaen van de Venne Retrospective at the Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg. Absent approximately from 08.09.2023 to 06.05.2024.

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Rembrandt Circle, The Man with the Golden Helmet, 1650/60, cat. No. 811A (Property of the KFMV)

On loan to the exhibition Turning Heads: Rubens, Rembrandt and Vermeer at the National Gallery of Ireland Dublin.  Absent approximately from 09.10.2023 to 05.06.2024.

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Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, 1655, cat.no. 828H

On loan to the exhibition Directed by: Rembrandt at the Rembrandt-Huis. Absent approximately from 20.02.2024 to 05.06.2024.

Petrus Christus, The Madonna with St Barbara and the Carthusian Jan Vos, 1445-1460, cat. no. 523 B
Petrus Christus, The Madonna with St Barbara and the Carthusian Jan Vos, 1445-1460, cat. no. 523 B © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Petrus Christus, The Madonna with St Barbara and the Carthusian Jan Vos, 1445-1460, cat. no. 523 B

On loan to the exhibition Revoir Van Eyck - La Vierge du chancelier Rolin at the Louvre, Paris.  Expected to be absent until 24.06.2024.

Also absent: Jan van Eyck, Baudoin de Lannoy (1388-1474), 1428-1441, cat. no. 525 G

Hans Holbein (der Ältere), Maria mit dem schlafenden Christuskind, um 1520, Kat. Nr. 91.2
Hans Holbein (der Ältere), Maria mit dem schlafenden Christuskind, um 1520, Kat. Nr. 91.2 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Hans Holbein (the Elder), Mary with the Sleeping Christ Child, c. 1520, cat. no. 91.2

On loan to the exhibition Holbein and the Renaissance in the North at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main. Presumably absent until 05.07.2024.

Also absent: Hans Burgkmair (the Elder), The Nativity, 1511, cat. No. 584.

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Frans Hals, Singing Boy with Flute, c. 1627, Cat. No. 801A

On loan to the exhibition Frans Hals - Way ahead of his time at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Absent approximately from 08.09.2023 to 12.07.2024.

Also absent: Frans Hals, Malle Babbe, 1633/35, Cat. No. 801C; Frans Hals, Catharina Hooft with her Nurse, 1619/20, Cat. No. 801G.

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Jan van Hemessen, The Goldweaver, 1510-1550, cat. No. 656A

On loan to the exhibition Ingenious Women. Women artists and their companions at the Bucerius Kunst Forum and then to the Kunstmuseum Basel. Absent approximately from 14.10.2023 to 12.07.2024.

Also absent: Judith Leyster, Funny Boozer, cat. No. 801B.

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Agnolo di Domenico di Donnino, Portrait of a Young Woman, 1485-1490, cat.no. 80

On loan to the exhibition Hidden Faces: Covered Portraits of the Renaissance at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York. Absent approximately from 21.03.2024 to 14.07.2024.

Pseudo Bartolomeo di Giovanni, Geschichte Hiobs: Hiob auf dem Krankenlager, 1476-1500, Kat. Nr. 1349
Pseudo Bartolomeo di Giovanni, Geschichte Hiobs: Hiob auf dem Krankenlager, 1476-1500, Kat. Nr. 1349 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie

Pseudo Bartolomeo di Giovanni, History of Job: Job on the Sickbed, 1476-1500, cat.no. 1349

On loan to the exhibition coveted. cared for. martyred. Bodies in the Middle Ages at the National Museum in Zurich. Expected to be absent until 23.07.2024.