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New acquisition: Drawing by Italian master Salvator Rosa

New acquisition: Drawing by Italian master Salvator Rosa

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2018 13:20 GMT

Nationalmuseum has acquired a work by one of the foremost Italian artists of the seventeenth century, Salvator Rosa (1615-1673). The work belongs to a distinct and important category within Rosa’s artistic production, his panel drawings. Nationalmuseum is now second only to the Pitti Palace in Florence in having such a distinguished collection of this type of work by the artist.

New acquisition: Mirror ordered by Count Fabian Wrede in the 1690s

New acquisition: Mirror ordered by Count Fabian Wrede in the 1690s

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2018 13:00 GMT

A mirror just acquired by Nationalmuseum is among the most magnificent examples of Swedish Baroque ever produced. The ornately carved and gilded frame contains engraved, inset plate glass. The mirror’s unusually well-documented origins go back to the initial order.

New acquisition: Greta Garbo by Edward Steichen

New acquisition: Greta Garbo by Edward Steichen

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2018 15:15 GMT

Nationalmuseum has acquired a portrait of film legend Garbo, produced in 1928 by American photographer Edward Steichen. It was part of an entire series published in Vanity Fair. The portrait is an interesting example of contemporary avant-garde photography involving an extreme close-up.

New acquisition:  The sculpture ”Struggle for existence” by Agnes de Frumerie

New acquisition: The sculpture ”Struggle for existence” by Agnes de Frumerie

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 14:10 GMT

Nationalmuseum has acquired a piece created by the Swedish sculptor Agnes de Frumerie (1869-1937) in collaboration with the French ceramist Edmond Lachenal (1855-1948). The sculpture, which is a nearly one meter tall relief made of glazed stoneware, depicts a group of people in an arc shaped opening.

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New acquisition: Drawing by Italian master Salvator Rosa

New acquisition: Drawing ...

Salvator Rosa, A Rocky Landscape with a Tree and Two Figures, pencil and ink with white accents on panel. CC BY

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New Aquisition: Mirror ordered by Count Fabian Wrede in the 1690s

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Burchard Precht, Mirror, 1690s, detail. © Bukowskis. The image is free to use accompanied by photo credit and when illustrating editorial...

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New Aquisition: Mirror ordered by Count Fabian Wrede in the 1690s

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New Aquisition: Mirror ordered by Count Fabian Wrede in the 1690s

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