In total, the museum collection, located in Stockholm, contains about 16 thousand paintings and sculptures, as well as about 30 thousand other art objects and a collection of graphic works of world importance.
Left: Amalia Lindegren, “Nude” (1850s). National Museum of Sweden
“We are striving to fulfill our mission to promote art, increase interest in it and its history,” explains Berndt Arell, Director General of the National Museum of Sweden. - Especially we want to emphasize that these works belong to everyone, and it does not matter how they are used. We hope that our open meeting will inspire new creative use and interpretation of these works. ”
- Lucas Cranach the Elder, "Katharina von Bohr, wife of Martin Luther" (16th century). National Museum of Sweden
- Andres Zorn, "Castles in the air" (1885). National Museum of Sweden
The gallery has joined a growing number of institutions that have opened their treasuries for Internet users. Such museums include the Royal Arsenal, the Skokloster Castle and the Hallville Museum in Sweden, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, and the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen.
Left: Pierre Auguste Renoir, "Conversation" (1878). National Museum of Sweden