Alte Galerie

Masterpieces of fine art from the High Middle Ages to the late 18th century, including Lucas Cranach the Elder, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Giovanni Pietro de Pomis and Johann Georg Platzer.

Stefano della Bella (1610 – 1664), "Death on the Battlefield",

Death triumphant

Scenes of war


The early modern period is marked by war and its dramatic consequences for countries and people. Art, above all the popular graphic print, has handed down a vivid and often shocking image of it. more...
Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564–1638), Flemish Fair

Episodes of the early modern period


Since 2019 the Alte Galerie reveals in its new display the splendour and misery of a fascinating epoch: the early modern period. Discover its masterpieces online.


Schloss Eggenberg: one site, 4 museums!

Visit the unique State Rooms, the Alte Galerie with masterpieces of European art, the Coin Cabinet and the Archaeology Museum!

Melchior Küssel (1626-1683), Allegory of Envy, after J. W. Baur

Currently on display from our Graphic Colletion

Prints - An early mass medium

Since 2019, the permanent collection in the Alte Galerie has been complemented by a separate small graphics room which presents two to three themes of the gallery each year.


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We are looking forward to your visit!