Dresden State Art Collections

Dutch dealer returns Weenix landscape stolen in the Second World War to Dresden museum

The painting, acquired by Augustus III, hung in a Soviet general’s home after the war

Crime news

Police recover bulk of objects stolen in audacious £100m art heist from Dresden museum

Announcement was made during the trial of six men which began in January and is due to resume this week

Accused of 'cancel culture', Dresden museums defend renaming works

The Dresden State Art Collections (SKD) has altered 143 work titles since 2020, a decision that has been met with resistance by Germany's right-wing political parties