Library of the Kupferstichkabinett

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Matthäikirchplatz 8
10785 Berlin

Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday: 10 to 12 am  and 1 to 4 pm. Visitors have to register their attendance in advance (and receive email confirmation).

Study room (library information)

Johanna Lange
Phone: +49 30 266424240
E-Mail: J.Lange2[at]

Scope and holdings

Reference library of the Kupferstichkabinett
Collection policy deciders: N. N.
Collection areas: literature on the history of printmaking and the art of drawing from the Middle Ages to the present, on the art of calligraphy and manuscript illumination
Holdings statistics: approx. 31,000 volumes
Historical book collections: approx. 3500 volumes, including 284 incunabula (in the museum’s art collection)


Use in the study room; reference library


Electronic catalogues: OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (contains titles acquired after 2003)
Traditional catalogues: alphabetical card catalogue