The Reinstallation of the James Simon Cabinet in the Bode-Museum

Blog entry from 07/09/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The Reinstallation of the James Simon Cabinet
The Reinstallation of the James Simon Cabinet
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

In the Bode-Museum, a museum room with Renaissance works is now reconstructed exactly as it was for the opening of the museum in 1904. From 12 July 2019, it will be showing the works from the private collection of the greatest donor in the history of the Berlin Museums, James Simon.

James Simon (1851-1932) was a successful entrepreneur and the largest donor in the history of the Berlin Museums. In 1904, he bequeathed his personal collection of Renaissance works including Andrea Mantegna’s...

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