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The Museum der bildenden Künste (German: "Museum of Fine Arts") is a museum in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.

On 7,000 square meters of display area, 3,500 paintings, 1,000 sculptures and 60,000 graphical works are shown. It covers artworks from the Late Middle Ages to Modernity.

The collection is based upon the inventory of the Städtisches Museum from 1848. The collection moved first to the Museumsbau (December 1858), before it was bombed out in World War II. Since December 4, 2004, the museum is located near Sachsenplatz (Katharinenstraße 10). This new building cost 74.5 Million Euro.

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