SWEDISH NATIONAL ART MUSEUMS

The collections from the National Museum comprise of painting and sculpture, decorative arts, drawings and prints. Artists such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Goya, Renoir, Degas and Gauguin are among those represented. The department of painting and sculpture alone contains some 16,000 works. The museum also houses art from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century with an emphasis on Swedish 18th and 19th century painting. In addition there are substantial collections of Dutch 17th century art and French 18th century art. The museum’s collection of 18th century art is considered to be one of the finest in the world. The same may be said about the museum’s collections of prints and drawings (some 500,000 in number) ranging from the 15th century to early 20th century.


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