The Digital Collection is the main research platform for the Städel Museum’s entire collection. Each work is digitised, described and indexed with metadata and, in many cases, also supplemented by additional information, video and audio contributions. This gives art lovers worldwide an unlimited access to all works in the Städel Museum’s collection, including those not on display. Would you like to know more about the innovative concept behind the digital access to the Städel Museum’s collection?
Established as a civic foundation in 1815 by the banker and businessman Johann Friedrich Städel, the Städel Museum ranks as Germany’s oldest museum foundation. Under a single roof, its collection offers a virtually complete survey of seven hundred years of European art from the early fourteenth century to the present, with focuses on the Renaissance, the Baroque, early Modern art and much more.