The Sculpture Collection

Sculpture, originally from Güttingen: Mary and child, around 1500.
Sculpture, originally from Güttingen:
Mary and child, around 1500.
The museum boasts an outstanding collection of Mediaeval wood carvings and altar retables, representative of the extant examples of such work from the area of contemporary Switzerland during the Middle Ages, and thus of international significance. Most of the collection was acquired from parishes and on the art market during the early days of the museum, which helped to prevent the sale of carvings to foreign collectors. 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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