Ars Picturae – Old Master Paintings

„Ars Picturae“ is the only gallery in Cologne that specializes solely in Old Master paintings. Centrally located (near Neumarkt / Breite Strasse—just a 10-minute from the cathedral) you’ll find an exclusive selection of paintings from the 14-18 century. Each captivatingly displayed painting is accompanied by a scientific expose that has been put together by an art historian expert especially for „Ars Picturae“.



And „Ars Picturae“ is more than just an art gallery!

Our expert team offers you comprehensive, honest, and reliable advice on “Old Masters:”

You would like to know more about your own “Old Master”?

We will conduct the research. And at your request, we’ll put together an expert art-historical appraisal.

You need expert advice before acquiring an Old Master painting?

We can provide art collectors with dependable information on questions of authenticity, value, restoration, etc.

You would like to sell an Old Master or your entire collection?

We can determine the market value and give an expert opinion as to the best selling opportunities.


For a more detailed overview of our services, please click here.

While enjoying a glass of wine at our regular events with interesting presentations on the topic of “Old Masters,” we offer a forum for the intercultural exchange between art experts and art connoisseurs.

For the schedule of events and more detailed information, please click here.