The Painting Collection

Portrait of Anna Regula Schmid, painted by Hans Asper, 1538.
Portrait of Anna Regula Schmid,
painted by Hans Asper, 1538.
The museum’s collection of paintings comprises some 1,500 pieces, which can be subdivided into three main groups: religious pictures, secular pictures, and portraits. The objects were included in the collection on the basis of their artistic merit, their cultural significance, and their relevance to Switzerland and its history. The museum was permitted to accept them as gifts or bequests, or acquire them from dealers. More …




Curator

Mylène Ruoss
mylene.ruoss@snm.admin.ch
Collections & Documentation
Landesmuseum Zürich
Museumstrasse 2
CH-8021 Zurich

Tel. +41 (0)44 218 65 11
Fax. +41 (0)44 211 29 49

Swiss National Museum
Sammlungszentrum
Lindenmoosstrasse 1
CH-8910 Affoltern a. Albis

Tel. +41 (0)44 762 13 13
Fax +41 (0)44 762 13 41
Opening hours
by appointment
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