Austria:Stamp on 10 Years of the Leopold Museum

\"\"The Leopold Collection is without doubt one of the world’s most significant collections of modern Austrian art. The collection comprises over 5000 exhibits and was acquired by Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold in the course of five decades. In 1994, with the assistance of the Republic of Austria and the Austrian National Bank, the collection became part of the charitable Leopold Museum Private Foundation and exactly 10 years ago, in 2001, the Leopold Museum was opened. This museum, located in what is known as the Museum Quarter in the 7th district of Vienna, houses the largest and most important Egon Schiele collection in the world; other highlights are masterworks by Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, Richard Gerstl, Albin Egger-Lienz and many other famous painters.

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