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Collection of Foreign Art of the Novi Sad City Museum

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Collection of Foreign Art of the Novi Sad City Museum

Collection of foreign art was created by the legacy of a private collection of Novi Sad's doctor Branko Ilić, and it was opened for the public in 1968. It is an example of valuable collector's work in our surrounding with a selection of works of Westeuropean painting and applied art from 15th to 20th century. With 440 donated pictures and works of applied art, it represents the most extensive museum fund of foreign art in Serbia.

The most important and valuable part of collection are painting work. There are represented a valuable work of Italian painting school (the epoch of the Renaissance and Baroque: works of Veroneze workshop, works of Bonigici dei Pitati, Dj. B. Lanđeti, P. M. Tempeste). Flamish-Dutch paintings (H. Van Balen, F. Franken, K. De Vos, P. Klez) and other painters European painting school (S. Burdon, F. Šampenj, I. K. Ajvazovski).

Very valuable picture that was stolen from Museum and whos author is not certanly Rembrandt, is returned to Novi Sad.

The collection in Museum also includes antique furniture: a few authentic baroque example of German and Austrian origin from 18th century and luxurious furniture in historicist style from 19th century.

 

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