Gemäldegalerie, Berlin – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A history of Berlin’s wonderful Gemaldegalerie, which includes this depressing fact:

The museum was badly damaged during World War II, with 400 art pieces destroyed.

At least three of which, by my count, were Caravaggios. As if I needed another reason to loathe Hitler…

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