The Staatliche Graphische Sammlung in Munich
, is a large collection of drawings, prints and engravings. It contains 400,000 sheets starting from the 15th century from various artists around the World
. Along with Kupferstichkabinett Dresden, it is the most important collection of its kind in Germany. It is owned by the government of Bavaria and located within the Kunstareal
, a museum quarter in the city centre of Munich.
In 1874, it became an independent and government-owned museum. In 1905, it was renamed to Königliche Graphische Sammlung.The Graphische Sammlung owns 350,000 prints and 45,000 drawings of Gebrüder Asam, Georg Baselitz, Max Beckmann, Joseph Beuys, Salvador Dalí, Otto Dix, Albrecht Dürer, Max Ernst, Anselm Feuerbach among others.