Samrými (2011)
Vignir Jóhannsson (1952-)



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Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907)
Gustav Klimt, 1862-1918

There is a dramatic story behind this painting, Austria´s answer to Mona Lisa.

Die Tänzerin (1916-1918)
Gustav Klimt, 1862-1918


Summer Night (1959)
Gunnlaugur Scheving, 1904-1972

Gunnlaugur Scheving was one of Iceland's greatest painters.
Some of his works are huge, including this oil painting, which is 200x260 cm.
He painted in a variety of styles, but is probably best known in Iceland for his large canvasses of fishermen at sea. 


Resting (1911)
Thórarinn B. Ţorláksson (1867-1924) 

This is the first Icelandic work acquired by the National Gallery of Iceland


Jón Stefánsson, 1881-1962


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Peasant Wedding (c. 1568)
Pieter Bruegel, about 1525-1569


Berlin Street Scene (1930)
George Grosz, 1893-1959


Kona međ regnhlíf (1889)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1864-1901


The Shootings of May Third 1808
Francisco de Goya, 1746-1828


Monet Painting in His Floating Studio 1874
Edouard Manet, 1832-1883


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The Adoration of the Magi (1551-1600)
Pieter Brueghel II, 1564-1638


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Nave nave moe (Sacred Spring: Sweet Dreams) (1894)
Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903


View of Toledo (c. 1597)
El Greco, 1541-1614


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Potato Planting (1884)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890


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Wood Gatherers in the Snow (1884)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890


Memory of the Garden at Etten (Ladies of Arles) (1888)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890

The Idlers (Self-portrait, with his wife)
Jan Steen, 1625/26-1679

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In a Tropical Forest. Struggle between Tiger and Bull (1908-9)
Henri Rousseau, 1844-1910


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The Peasant Dance (1568)
Pieter Bruegel, about 1525-1569



Metropolis (1916-1917)
George Grosz, 1893-1959






The Pillars of Society (1926)
George Grosz, 1893-1959


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Haystack at Giverny (1886)
Claude Monet, 1840-1926


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Conversation (1908-1912)
Henri Matisse, 1869-1954



Three Women (1908)
Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973

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La Musique 1939
Henri Matisse, 1869-1954


La leçon de musique 1917
Henri Matisse, 1869-1954


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Sunflowers (1901)
Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903


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Lilac Bush (1889)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890


The Grove (1890)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890


Corner of the Garden at Montgeron (ca. 1876)
Claude Monet, 1840-1926


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Winter Landscape (1909)
Wassily Kandinsky, 1866-1944

Eu haere ia oe (Woman Holding a Fruit; Where Are You Going?)  (1893)
Paul Gauguin,

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Woman in Green (1909)
Henri Matisse, 1869-1954


Portrait of an Old Man in Red (1652/54)
Rembrandt van Rijn, 1606-1669

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An Englishman in Moscow (1914)
Kasimir Malevich, 1878-1935


Bazille's Studio; 9 rue de la Condamine (1870)
Frédéric Bazille, 1841-1870


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Gauguin’s Chair (1888)
Vincent van Gogh
, 1853-1890

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Wheatfield under Thunderclouds (1890)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890


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The Bridge in the Rain (after Hiroshige) (1887)
Vincent van Gogh
, 1853-1890

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Cottages (1890)
Vincent van Gogh
, 1853-1890


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Two Lovers (1888)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890

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The Yellow House (1888)
Vincent van Gogh
, 1853-1890


The Red Vinyard (1888)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890



Willows at Sunset (1888)
Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890


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The Red Room (Harmony in Red) (1908)
Henri Matisse, 1869-1954


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Breton Peasant Women (1894)
Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903


The Swineherd, Brittany (1888)
Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903


Leogane Market Day
Abner Dubic, 1944 or 1948


Mr. Dubic is one of Haiti's most colorful contemporary painters. His works have been championed in France by André Malraux and Madame Francois Mitterand, and exhibited in New York, Paris, and elsewhere. Pierre Cardin collects them, among others.


The Waterfall
Abner Dubic, 1944 or 1948


Abner Dubic, 1944 or 1948


Village IV
Abner Dubic, 1944 or 1948


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O morro (no date)
Heitor dos Prazeres (1898-1966)

Heitor dos Prazeres was the first naive painter in Brazil to win international recognition.
His works are in on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York as well as in Buckingham Palace.  


Slaves (no date)
Mohamedi Charinda (1947-)

Election campaign (no date)
Mohamedi Charinda (1947-)

Óskírđ mynd (2012)
Konráđ Bjarnason (2006-)

Skógarhöllin - Jóhannes S. Kjarval

Forest Palace (1918)
Jóhannes S. Kjarval, 1885-1972

Jóhannes S. Kjarval is Iceland's most famous painter.
His output is immense, all styles. He was also a poet. 


Back home

For more art, see the homepage of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.

See also the websites of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Louvre in Paris, and the Prado Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid.

If you like van Gogh, see the comprehensive collection at the Van Gogh Gallery.

And now for something completely different: a piece of Parsifal.

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Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-1881)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1841-1919