280 Route 43. GOTENBURG. Museum.
Heligoland, who claimed exorbitant salvage, and is now at Bremen,
— A little to the S.E., at the end of the Stora Hamn-Kanal, is
the small Brunns-Park (PL F, 2), with the fountain-figure of a
Sower by Hasselberg. The broad Ostra Hamngata, with its many
shops, at the end of which is seen a Statue of Charles IX. by Bor-
jeson, leads to the old Kungsport (p. 281).
At the back of the Radhus, on the Stora-Hamnkanal, is the
German Christina-Kyrka (PL 5; E, 3), containing the tomb of the
Swedish field-marshal R. v. Ascheberg, governor of Skane, Halland,
and Gotenburg at the end of the 17th cent.
Goteborgs Museum (PL E, 2), immediately W. of the church,
in the buiding of the old E. India Co., Norra Hamngatan 12, is
open Sun. 1-3, Tues. to Sat. 11-3; Tues. and Frid. 50 5., on other
days free; in summer also on Sun., Frid., and Sat. from 6 to dusk.
In the Vestibule are allegorical frescoes, by G. Pauli (1896): Goten¬
burg in the middle, Commerce on the left, Science and Art on the right.
Ground Floor. On the right, minerals. — First Floor: Coins; stamped
copper plaques used as money in the 17th and 18th cent.; all the other
rooms of the right wing contain natural history collections (whale 60 ft.
long, etc.). — The left wing contains prehistoric antiquities, historical
and art-industrial collections (furniture of a room of 1600; peasants' rooms,
ecclesiastical antiquities in the 'Kyrksal', etc.).
The *Art Collection, which in the department of modern Swedish
painting (p. 328) surpasses that of the Stockholm National Museum (p. 328)
in completeness, occupies the back-wing of the building. We may reach
it direct from the vestibule by crossing the court and entering the door
inscribed 'Museum'. — On the ground-floor are casts and works by Swedish
sculptors : P. Hasselberg, Grandfather and grandson (p. 331); Bbrjeson, Game
of bowls, etc.; in the first room on the right are pictures, furniture, and
other objects from the Furstenberg collection (see below), to which a short
flight of steps ascends. — We mount the —
Principal Staircase: pictures, N. Forsberg, Gustavus Adolphus at Liitzen ;
G. Kallttenius, Summer, and others. — Entrance Room: R. Bergh, Women
by the fire-side; 0. Bjorck, Portrait of V. Heidenstam, the author;
E. Josephson, Spinner; B. Liljefors, Capercailzies; A. Zorn, On the staircase.
— On the right is the Furstenberg Collection (bequeathed in 1902), com¬
prising about 200 pictures and a few sculptures: F. v. Lenbach, Portrait
of himself; A. Edelfelt, Sea-piece; B. Liljefors, Owl, Cat lying in wait for
birds, etc.; A. Wahlberg, May-day in Nice, moonlit landscape; A. Zorn,
P. Fiirstenberg and his wife; F. Thaulow, Winter landscape; R. Bergh,
Northern summer evening. In this and the following rooms are sculptures
by P. Hasselberg, Water-lily, Frog, Snowdrops, P. Furstenberg and his wife: —■
The narrow flight of steps descends to the lower room of the Furstenberg
collection. — In the two side-rooms: C. Larsson, Renaissance, rococo, and
modern art; C. E. Skanberg, Harbour of Dordrecht; /. F. Raffaelli, Paris
boulevard: R. Collin, Summer. Adjacent is the zoological collection.
On the other side of the entrance-room : P. Ekstrom, Sunlight and
snow (at Stockholm); R. Thegerstrbm, H. Alfve'n, the composer; O. Bjorck,
The artist's wife; B. Ostermann, Jonas Lie, the author; O. P. U. Arborelius,
Pond in a forest; V. Fahlcrantz, Motalastrom. — In the room adjacent on
the right: Chr. Krogh, A difficult channel; E. Petersen, Noon; R. Veren-
skiold, Autumn; A. Edelfelt, At the piano ; V. Vallgren, the Finnish sculptor,
and his wife; J. Skovgaard, Oak-forest in Sweden; P. S. Kreyer, Messa-
lina. — In the next room: B. Lindholm, Breakers, November evening;
H. Birger, Breakfast of artists in Paris; /. W. Wallander, On the moor,
Invalid; J. F. Krouthtn, Summer near Skagen ; A. Zorn, Girls bathing. —
Then: A. Osterlind, An accident; C. E. Skanberg, Canal in Venice; E. SkSn-
berg, Portrait of C. E. Skanberg, the painter; G. Cederstrbm, Salvation