Art 3. Works from the collection 1814–1950
17 March 2007–6 March 2011
The National Gallery
This presentation of historical works from the National Museum's collections includes highlights and national "icons" arranged on a largely chronological basis. The main emphasis is on periods of Norwegian art history. The displays are on the museum's first floor; 19th century art in the south wing, art from 1900-1950 in the north wing. In the Munch Room visitors will find world-famous works such as "The Scream" and "Madonna".
On display in the Langaard Room are examples of renaissance and baroque art, while Venner's Room contains the museum's exquisite collection of 19th century French art. "Art 32 brings together works by, among others, J.C. Dahl, Thomas Fearnley, Hans Gude, Johan Fredrik Eckersberg, Lars Hertervig, Christian Krohg, Frits Thaulow, Erik Werenskiold, Eilif Peterssen, Harriet Backer, Kitty Kielland, Nikolai Astrup, Ludvig Karsten, Henrik Sørensen and Arne Ekeland. It also boasts many sculptural works.
The exhibition is curated by The National Museum's Senior Curator, Nils Messel