Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien, Vienna

Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien, Vienna

This very famous institute of art was first organized in 1872. The final competition of the building happened in 1876. At that time, it was named the Academy of Fine Arts. The architect was none other than Theophil Hansen.

Some of the finest Flemish works of art to be found anywhere can be viewed here. You will also be able to enjoy the fine works of Dutch artists of the 17th Century. That list of artisans includes the likes of van Dyck and Rembrandt.

In more recent times, the Academy created a so-called space exhibit. It is now open to the public, and displays more modern types of art from students and professors of the institution. There is also a very good graphic collection to see here.

Operation hours: Daily except Tuesday: 10 am - 6 pm; Tuesday: closed. Also open to visitors on most major holidays.
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Sight Name: Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien
Sight Location: Vienna, Austria
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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