Surrounded by the artists' studios and workshops on the first floor of the Academy of Fine Arts is a world-ranking collection of European painting from the 14th to the 19th centuries. Being small in size and in close proximity to larger museums, few make the trip here, however it is definitely worth checking out for anyone looking to see some outstanding works of art. In addition to works by Dutch and Flemish painters from the 17th century (including Rubens, Rembrandt and van Dyck), the Academy's Picture Gallery also has the famous piece the "Last Judgment" by Hieronymus Bosch. Also on display: Murillo's "Dice Throwers", Venetian vedutas by Francesco Guardi, and paintings by Lukas Cranach the Older, Titian, and representatives of Viennese classicism around 1800. This is a great choice for any art inspired trip or person interested in some of the timeless works Vienna has to offer.
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