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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.

New acquisitions:  Before Photography - French genre painting at the beginning of the 19th century

New acquisitions: Before Photography - French genre painting at the beginning of the 19th century

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2017 10:45 GMT

Nationalmuseum has acquired three paintings from early 19th century France, by the artists Étienne Bouhot and Charles Marie Bouton. The trio of works reflect the era's fascination with city views and different forms of spatiality. These images of everyday life are utterly unsentimental. Perspective and light are important artistic tools that can be used to create a sense of illusion.

New acquisitions: French Romantic paintings of Rome

New acquisitions: French Romantic paintings of Rome

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2017 12:00 GMT

Nationalmuseum has acquired works by three French Romantic painters who worked in Rome in the early 19th century. The three paintings straddle the boundary of the plein air and vernacular genres. Although based on direct observation of the scene, all three are believed to have been wholly or partially painted in the studio. To varying degrees, figures lend the works a narrative character.

Nationalmuseum acquires important actor portrait by artist Carl Fredrik von Breda

Nationalmuseum acquires important actor portrait by artist Carl Fredrik von Breda

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2017 11:00 GMT

Nationalmuseum has acquired a portrait by Carl Fredrik von Breda of the actor Saint-Ange. It is one of a suite of role portraits depicting members of King Gustav III’s French theatre troupe led by the legendary Jacques Marie Boutet, known as Monvel. Besides being a superb example of Gustavian art, the portrait shows the young von Breda’s skill as a portrait painter in his own right.

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Agnes de Frumerie

Agnes de Frumerie

Agnes de Frumerie, Struggle for existence, 1900, detail. The image is free to use accompanied by photo credit.

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Agnes de Frumerie

Agnes de Frumerie

Agnes de Frumerie, Struggle for existence, 1900, detail. The image is free to use accompanied by photo credit.

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Agnes de Frumerie

Agnes de Frumerie

Agnes de Frumerie, Struggle for existence, 1900. The image is free to use accompanied by photo credit.

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New acquisitions:  Before Photography - French genre painting at the beginning of the 19th century

New acquisitions: Before...

Étienne Bouhot: Paris street in afternoon light, 1823

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