National Gallery. CHRISTIANIA. 1. Route. 9
South Room (lighted from above). Norwegian School. /. C. Dahl (1788-
1857), 230. Laurvik, 231. The Hougfos; Th. Fearnley (1802-1842), 235.
TheLabrofos, 236. Grindelwald Glacier; 241. Baade (1808-1879), Norwegian
coast-scene by moonlight; Tidemand, "246. A solitary couple (family wor¬
ship in a cottage), "247. Cottage meeting of the Haugianer (a religious
sect), 248. Administration of the Sacrament to a dying man; 250. F. B0e
(b. 1820), Breakfast; Eckersberg (1822-1870), 253. Valle in the Ssetersdal,
254. Mountain scenery; H. F. Gude (b. 1826), 258. Norwegian landscape,
259. Mountain view, "261. Christiania Fjord, 262. Before the rain, 263.
Scene in North Wales; "267. H. A. Cappelen (1827-1852), Forest scene in
Lower Thelemarken; 272. A'. Bergslien (b. 1827), Portrait of the artist's
father; Morten Mailer (b. 1828), 273. Scene on the Christiania Fjord, 274.
Hardanger Fjord; 276. E. Bodom (1829-1879), Scene in Nordmarken;
P. N. Arbo (b. 1831), "278. The Walkyries, 279. Asgaardsrejen (The Wild
Huntsman); 281. A. Askevold (b. 1834), Mountain lake in summer; 283.
V. Sloltenberg-Lerche (b. 1837), Tithe-day at the convent; 284. Karl Hansen,
In captivity; "287. L. Munthe (b. 1841), Coast-scene in winter; No number,
Munthe, Autumn evening; 289. E. Petersen, Portrait of a lady. — We now
traverse the West Room, which contains a collection of water-colours and
drawings, including some admirable examples by W. Schirmer, and enter the —
North Rooms (lighted from the roof), the first of which is devoted
to the French, Italian, and German Schools. Italian Masters: 1. Fine old
copy of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, wrongly ascribed to Bernardino
Luini; 5. Venetian Master, Massacre of the Innocents; 6. In the style of
Caravaggio, Laughing head; 12. B. Strozzi, The tribute money; 13. Salva-
tor Rosa, Landscape. — German Masters: 134, 135. Barth. Beham, Por¬
traits ; 141. J. J. Hartmann, John the Baptist in the wilderness; "145.
Seibold, Portrait; Anton Graff, 155. Portrait of a lady, 157. Portrait of his
son (the landscape painter of the same name); 173. O. Wagner, Ponte
Rotto; 175. K. Sohn, Tasso and the ladies of Ferrara; 176. C. F. Lessing,
Scene on the Rhine; "177. R. Jordan, Family worship; 178. E. Geselschap,
Christmas morning; 179. K. Hiibner, Emigrants paying a farewell visit
to the graves of their relatives; 180. A. Achenbach, Beach at Scheveningen;
182. A. W. Leu, Waterfall in Norway; 183. 0. Achenbach, Italian land¬
scape; 184. A. Seel, Cloisters. — French Masters; 187. C. de la Fosse,
Achilles discovered by Ulysses among the daughters of Lycomedes. The
other works are unimportant.
The second North Room contains the works of the Flemish and Dutch
Schools: "22. Pieter Claeissens, Portrait of himself; 24. Francken the El¬
der, The works of charity; 26. Abr. Bloemaert, St. Jerome; 28. Pourbus
the Younger, Portrait; 30. R. Savery, Landscape with accessories; 32. At.
Adriaenssen, Still-life; 34. Jac. Jordaens, Allegorical representations of
the blessings of the peace of Westphalia; 35. Adr. Brouwer (?), Drunken
peasant (signed); "36. Jan Fyt, Fight between dogs and wolves; 50,51.
P. v. Bloemen, Cavalry skirmish, Cattle driven off by armed horsemen;
56. J. Horemans, Peasant meal; "59. Hellemans, Forest scene, with sheep
by /. Verboekhoven; 63. Mierevell, Portrait; 67. B. v. d. Ast, Fruit; "71.
Corn. v. Keulen (Ravesteyn?), Portrait; 72. E. v. d. Velde, Landscape;
73. J. v. Goyen, Sea-piece; "81. Jan Davidsz de Heem, Oysters and Rhine
wine; 84. School of G. Dow, Schoolmaster; 86. B. v. d. Heist (?), Man with
a glass of wine; 94. G. Lunders, Family portraits; "104. M. Hondecoeler,
Dog, cat, and game.
Farther to the N. in the Universitetsgade, at the corner of the
Pilestrade, is the building of the Kunstforening, or Art Union,
adorned with medallion portraits of celebrated artists, executed by
Jacobsen. The ground-floor is occupied by the *Kunstindustrie-
Museum (adm. daily 12-2, free), founded in 1877, and containing
interesting specimens of Norwegian work of various kinds, of an¬
cient and modern date. The Chinese porcelain and lacquer-work
also deserve mention.