Art

Art

National Museums NI’s art collections include fine and applied art (decorative art) of national and international significance. 

We hold more than 15,000 historical and contemporary artworks. This includes painting, sculpture, works on paper, glass, ceramics, silver and metalwork, jewellery, furniture, costume, and textiles.

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Two Male Head Studies: Verso, Male Figure Studies

Two Male Head Studies: Verso, Male Figure Studies

Two Male Head Studies: Verso, Male Figure Studies...

The Fate of the Children of Lir

The Fate of the Children of Lir

Eight beaded stained glass panels. Fitted into iron window frame....

Studies of Printing Workers and Road Workers, 20 July 1917: Verso, Five Male Figure Studies; Male Head Study

Studies of Printing Workers and Road Workers, 20 July 1917: Verso, Five Male Figure Studies; Male Head Study

studies of printing workers and road workers 20 july 1917 (verso: five male figure studies; male head study)...

Deserted Dwelling, Cloonagh

Deserted Dwelling, Cloonagh

Frame badly damaged- needs removed...

Landing of King William of Glorious Memory at Carrickfergus, 1690 (c.1728)

Landing of King William of Glorious Memory at Carrickfergus, 1690 (c.1728)

Large sail ships coming into port. Smaller boats ferry passangers to land. A mixture of flags are flown by the ships. An outter wall is seen at the le...

Man with a Barrel Organ in the Street

Man with a Barrel Organ in the Street

Man with a Barrel Organ in the Street...

The Raising of Lazarus

The Raising of Lazarus

Figures surround the two central characters Lazarus (depicted in grey) and Jesus. All are focused on the event of Lazarus rising, bar one woman who is...

The Lifting of the Fog at the Gasworks, Belfast (c1926)

The Lifting of the Fog at the Gasworks, Belfast (c1926)

Georgina Moutray Kyle was one of the foremost women artists in Belfast during the first half of the twentieth century and was vice-president of the Be...

Wet Field Carnal Ridge

Wet Field Carnal Ridge

Gestural abstract landscape drawing....

Skirt, Paul Costelloe (Designer Outfit)

Skirt, Paul Costelloe (Designer Outfit)

design : Brown herringbone Donegal tweed skirt, mid calf length, slim fitting, with button-through fly fastening at c/f. Slanted set in pocket on each...

Ballydougan Mill

Ballydougan Mill

In original frame...

Brigit Feeding The Poor (1918)

Brigit Feeding The Poor (1918)

Three panels, on canvas...

Magpie (1966)

Magpie (1966)

production method :watercolour...

Purgatory Flower (1963-64)

Purgatory Flower (1963-64)

Otto Piene has lived in the United States since the early 1960s. In his work he employe many different media, including smoke, fire, water and light, ...

dress

dress

Full length sleeveless evening dress of royal blue satin sweetheart neckline, metal zip on left side bodic seam. Princess line front and back with ce...

Grey Box (1967)

Grey Box (1967)

Bought from the Irish Exhibition of Living Art, 1967. Ian Stuart is the son of the novelist Francis Stuart (born 1902) and his first wife Iseult Gonne...

Self -Portrait with Palette (1931)

Self -Portrait with Palette (1931)

A pupil of Sickert, Bomberg is now increasingly acclaimed as one of the most important English artists and teachers of the inter war years. He taught ...

White Star Liner 'Britannic', 1914

White Star Liner 'Britannic', 1914

signed, charles dixon, ornate gilt frame...

"Nid Nodding" (illustration to Songs from Robert Burns)

"Nid Nodding" (illustration to Songs from Robert Burns)

Illustration for ‘Songs from Robert Burns’ published in a limited edition by the Golden Cockerel Press in 1925. Edition noted bottom left (5 of 6), si...

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