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Sarah Bernhardt, Jules Bastien-Lepage

The milliner, François Boucher

Still Life with Statuette, Paul Cézanne

The Artist, Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin

The morning toilet, Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin

Payment ( In-Laws ), Lucas Cranach the Elder

Three Russian Dancers, Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas

Landscape with a Waterfall, Allaert van Everdingen

Jupiter and Callisto, Caesar van Everdingen

The Blind Oedipus Commending his Children to the Gods, Benigne Gagneraux

Odysseus recognises Achilles amongst the daughters of Lycomedes, Louis Gauffier

The Mas of Arles, Paul Gauguin

Wasteland, Carl Fredrik Hill

Seine Landscape with Poplars, Carl Fredrik Hill

The Disobedient Prophet, Lambert Jacobsz

David and Saul, Ernst Josephson

Penitent St. Jerome , with a cardinal's hat, Georges de La Tour

Achilles Discovered among the Daughters of Lycomedes, Gerard de Lairesse

Saint Paul, Jan Lievens

Portrait of Count Carl Gustaf Tessin, Gustaf Lundberg

Portrait of Gustav Badin (circa 1747 - 1822), Gustaf Lundberg

Portrait of Henning Adolf Gyllenborg (1713-1775), Gustaf Lundberg

Pear Peeler ( Portrait of Léon Leenhoff ), Edouard Manet

Peasant with wheelbarrow, Camille Pissarro

Portrait of a Lady as Pomona , Jean Ranc

La Grenouillère, Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Zoie Ghika, Moldavian Princess, Alexander Roslin

Portrait of the Baroness de Neubourg-Cromière, Alexander Roslin

Baron of Neubourg-Cromiere, Alexander Roslin

Carl von Linné 1707–1778, Alexander Roslin

Portrait of an unknown Lady, Alexander Roslin

King Gustav III, Alexander Roslin

King Gustav III of Sweden and his Brothers, Alexander Roslin

Bacchanal at Andros, Peter Paul Rubens

Young Man Reading by Candlelight, Matthias Stom

The Beheading of John the Baptist, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

La Leçon d' Amour, Antoine Watteau

Castles in the Air, Anders Leonard Zorn

A Musical Family, Anders Leonard Zorn

Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts) is the national gallery of Sweden, located on the peninsula Blasieholmen in central Stockholm.

The museum exhibits an impressive art collection due to its benefactors, King Gustav III and Carl Gustaf Tessin. The museum was founded in 1792 as Kungliga Museet ("Royal Museum"), but the present building was opened in 1866, when it was renamed the Nationalmuseum.

The museum is home to about half a million drawings from the Middle Ages to 1900, prominent Rembrandt and Dutch 17th-century collection, and a collection of porcelain items, paintings, sculptures, and modern art as well. The museum also has an art library, open to the public and academics alike.

The current building, built between 1844 and 1866, was inspired by North Italian Renaissance architecture. It is the design of the German architect Friedrich August Stüler, who also designed the Neues Museum in Berlin. The relatively closed exterior, save for the central entrance, gives no hint of the spacious interior dominated by the huge flight of stairs leading up to the topmost galleries. The museum was enlarged in 1961 to accommodate the museum workshops. The present restaurant was instated in 1996.


The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis by Rembrandt
Midvinterblot by Carl Larsson

See also

Hallwyl Palace
Swedish Museum of National Antiquities


Johan Mårtelius (1999). "Norra innerstaden". Guide till Stockholms arkitektur (2nd ed.). Stockholm: Arkitektur Förlag AB. p. 67. ISBN 91-86050-41-9.

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