The National Museum of Art of Romania
Romanian Medieval Art Gallery

Romanian Medieval Art Gallery

Over 900 icons, mural paintings, embroideries, manuscripts, silverware, woodcarvings, many of them unique, amply survey Romanian art from the 14th – to the early 19th century. Items on display showcase developments in Moldavia, Wallachia and Transylvania, reflecting the intricate manner in which a traditional Byzantine layer blended in Oriental as well as Western influences to generate original local art forms.

King Ferdinand and Queen Marie  – Father-Figures of Greater Romania

King Ferdinand and Queen Marie – Father-Figures of Greater Romania

Curator: Alina Petrescu
National Gallery – Ground floor
Visiting hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 10.00 -18.00
Last admission: 17.30
Free entrance.

Theodor Pallady Museum

Theodor Pallady Museum

The museum brings centre stage a core selection of paintings by Theodor Pallady. Together with over 800 prints and drawings from the artist’s Parisian years, these are part of the Serafina and Gheorghe Răut collection, donated to the Romanian state at the end of the 1960s. The collection also comprises French, Dutch, English and Spanish paintings, European furniture and sculpture and a host of various objets d’art which speak eloquently about the manner in which Romanian inter-war intellectuals tried to emulate general trends.