Research projects

Research at the Museum includes Art History, Conservation Science and Art Teaching

Our current projects:

Two 17th century Dutch paintings - art technological studies
Using IR survey and XRF X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy together with sampling and analysis of pigments and binders, two recent acquisitions are examined in this collaboration with Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation, CATS.
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Italian Paintings
A close examination of approximately 430 paintings from the Museum’s collection of Italian paintings dating from the medieval period to the 19th century.
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Netherlandish, Dutch and Flemish Drawings
A cataloguing project presenting the Museum’s Netherlandish 15th and 16th century drawings, as well as the Flemish and Dutch 17th century drawings.
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Italian Architectural Drawings in the Cronstedt Collection
Documentation and analysis of approximately 180 Italian architectural drawings from the Cronstedt collection regarding provenance, water marks and identified copyists.
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Nicodemus Tessin the Younger - Sources, Works, Collections
A systematic analysis of Tessin the Younger’s internationally renowned collection of drawings for the decorative arts. 
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Gustav III’s Collection of Antiquities
A study of Gustav III’s collection of antiquities focusing on the two historical contexts – Roman antiquity and the early modern period.
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Image: Mountain Landscape, Lambert Doomer (1624-1700)

Lambert Doomer (1624-1700), Mountain Landscape. NMH 5/2008.

The Art Collection of Carl Gustaf Tessin
A comprehensive documentation of C. G. Tessin’s art collection, accompanied by a discussion on the role of the collector and art collections as investments.
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Pigments in Sweden during the Era of Great Power
An analysis of the pigments available in Stockholm in the end of the 17th century.
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Art Library and Museum Archives,
Holmamiralens väg 2,
Skeppsholmen, Stockholm 

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