Lindenau Museum, Altenburg

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The Lindenau-Museum is an art museum in Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany. It originated as the house-museum of baron and collector Bernhard August von Lindenau. The building was completed in 1876.

The museum's main attraction is its collection of Italian paintings from the late Gothic and early Renaissance age (13th–15th centuries), which are among the largest outside Italy. The artworks include Filippo Lippi's St. Jerome in Penance, Sandro Botticelli's Portrait of Caterina Sforza and a predella panel by Fra Angelico. It also keeps ancient antiquities and modern works, and has a library.

The museum is a member of the Konferenz Nationaler Kultureinrichtungen, a union of more than twenty cultural institutions in the former East Germany.
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  • Not only Lindenau museum has imressive collection of German artists. It also has a great collection of Italian renaissance painters. The reception people were nice. They have audioguide in English.  more »
  • Exelent Early Renaisance Italian Masters collection. Not big , but each painting is real world museums level gem. Strongly recoment to Renaisance Art lovers.  more »
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  • Very special, interesting, fine and nice museum in a small city, in compare to bigger museum in bigger cities. Very rich!
  • Very impressive collection of works of art from many eras and countries. Nice house and very friendly and nice staff. Was present at the end of the "Listen" campaign and had planned a guided tour.
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