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New acquisition: Two 18th century portrait drawings

New acquisition: Two 18th century portrait drawings

Press Releases   •   Jan 18, 2019 08:00 GMT

Nationalmuseum has acquired two 18th century portrait drawings. One is a self-portrait of Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, while the other, by Johann-Ernst Heinsius, depicts an unknown woman. Both works are fully elaborated and demonstrate a technical virtuosity which captures both the personality and vitality of their subjects.

New acquisition: The Seven Years’ Throne by Knut Fjaestad

New acquisition: The Seven Years’ Throne by Knut Fjaestad

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2018 14:12 GMT

Nationalmuseum has recently acquired a so called “stabbestol” chair with large snow-laden branches build up the back. This unique chair was designed and carved by Knut Fjaestad and took seven years to manufacture and it was completed in 1914. The length of the process earned the chair its name, The Seven Years’ Throne.

New Acquisition: Boats in Front of the Grotto in the Park at Méréville by Hubert Robert

New Acquisition: Boats in Front of the Grotto in the Park at Méréville by Hubert Robert

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 08:00 GMT

Nationalmuseum recently acquired a small painting by Hubert Robert that shows a view of the park in Méréville, probably executed in 1786-87. Robert has primarily become known for his picturesque vedute of Rome, often composed of a fantasized conglomeration of various famous ruins and monuments.

New acquisition: Uno Åhrén’s unique cabinet from 1924

New acquisition: Uno Åhrén’s unique cabinet from 1924

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2018 07:45 GMT

In conjunction with the reopening of Nationalmuseum, the association Nationalmusei Vänner has donated Uno Åhrén’s unique cabinet called The Garden of Eden, also known as The Paradise Cabinet. It was displayed in a ladies’ drawing room, or a boudoir, at the 1925 Paris Exhibition, that was furnished by the architect Uno Åhrén.

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New acquisition

Johann-Ernst Heinsius, Portrait of a Woman Looking to the Right.

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Photographer / Source Cecilia Heisser/Nationalmuseum
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Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, Self-Portrait, 1778.

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Photographer / Source Cecilia Heisser/Nationalmuseum
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5.98 MB • 5260 x 6960 px

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Knut Fjaestad, The Seven Years’ Throne, 1914, NMK 194/2018.

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Knut Fjaestad, The Seven Years’ Throne, 1914, NMK 194/2018.

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