The Albertina safeguards one of the most important and extensive graphic art collections in the world. It comprises around 50,000 drawings and watercolours, as well as some 900,000 graphic art works, ranging from the Late Gothic era to the present.

The arc of exquisite works stretches from Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti and Raphael Santi through Albrecht Dürer, Peter Paul Rubens and Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn to Claude Lorrain, Honoré Fragonard and Paul Cézanne. In the modern section, the holdings range across Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka via Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock to Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Alex Katz, and finally to Franz Gertsch, Georg Baselitz and Anselm Kiefer.

Albertina is publishing a wide range of its works that are free of artist’s copyright in the Europeana collection. For CodingDürer Albertina is providing metadata from all its artworks that are published in Europeana collection. These datasets are placed in the public domain using a CC0 licence.
Images are not included and are not part of the dataset.

There are about 58.000 objects published in Europeana, amongst them about 40.000 drawings and prints from the Graphische Sammlung, 9.000 objects from the Fotosammlung, 5.500 objects from the Architektursammlung, 3.700 objects from the Plakatsammlung and some objects from the Gemälde- und Skulpturensammlung).

Albertina is providing the following metadata concerning the work of art: title, creator, classification type, medium, size, creation date, provenance, identifier (= inventory number), institution, providing country, collection (is part of: Graphische Sammlung, Fotosammlung, Architektursammlung, Plakatsammlung, Gemälde- und Skulpturensammlung).