Transformed Gods

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The sculpture collections of the Museo Nacional del Prado and of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden possess two of the most distinguished antique collections outside of Italy. Due to the fact that Augustus the Strong and the Spanish King Philip V acquired entire collections of antiquities for their royal residences, both are similar in the diversity of their holdings and incorporate major works of classical sculpture._The outstanding holdings of both museums permit a broad presentation of ancient key works from the Classic period to the Late Classic Period of Roman art. This exhibition is a prime example for the benefits of international museum cooperation. We discover interactions of the collections histories, publish new research cooperatively and are able to elate the audiences in two locations for exceptional exhibitions. After the great success in Madrid, we are looking forward to a superb art event in Dresden, said Prof. Dr. Martin Roth

The sculpture collections of the Museo Nacional del Prado and of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden possess two of the most distinguished antique collections outside of Italy. Due to the fact that Augustus the Strong and the Spanish King Philip V acquired entire collections of antiquities for their royal residences, both are similar in the dive... Show more

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