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The Alte Pinakothek (engl. Old Pinakothek) is an museum located in Munich, Germany. It is one of the oldest galleries in the world and houses one of the most famous collections of old master paintings. The name (old Pinakothek) alludes to the time period covered by the art — the Neue Pinakothek covers 19th century art and the recently opened Pinakothek der Moderne exhibits modern art, all galleries are part of Munich's Kunstareal (the art area). The museum is part of the Bavarian State Picture Collection (German: Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen), an organization of the Free state of Bavaria.