The History of Romania in 100 Portraits

The History of Romania in 100 Portraits

The History of Romania in 100 Portraits

March 8 – July 28


Tudor Vladimirescu, by Theodor Aman

Kings, queens, country leaders, politicians, athletes, scholars, as well as other important personalities from Romania are brought together in an anniversary exhibition. Portraiture has always been a witness to history. Over the years, celebrities and prominent figures have been immortalised for posterity.

The portraits in this exhibition are part of the collection of the National History Museum of Romania, but also from the collections of other partner museums in the country, many of them being publicly displayed for the first time. The personalities represented include Nicolae Bălcescu (an emblematic painting made by Gheorghe Tattarescu), Tudor Vladimirescu, Grigore D. Ghica, Gheorghe Hagi, Nadia Comăneci and many more.

Curator: Cornel Ilie
In partnership with the National History Museum of Romania
Supported by
the Romanian Cultural Institute

Museum and institutional partners
Romanian Academy Bucharest
AGERPRES photo archive
National Archives of Romania, Bucharest
National Bank of Romania
Romanian Academy Library, Bucharest
Cultural Centre “Palatele Brâncovenești”, Mogoșoaia
National Film Centre / National Film Archive, Bucharest
National Centre for Railway Qualification and Training (CENAFER), Bucharest
Neamt National Museum Complex / Roman Art Museum
Snagov National Sports Complex
Faculty of Theology, Sibi
George Enescu Philharmonic, Bucharest
Titulescu European Foundation, Bucharest
Nadia Comaneci Foundation, Bucharest
Museum of the Church of St. Nicholas in Șcheii Brașov – “The First Romanian School”
Museum of Braila “Carol I”
Museum of Art Brasov
Cluj-Napoca Art Museum
Grigore Antipa Museum of Natural History, Bucharest
National Military Museum “King Ferdinand I”, Bucharest
Museum of the Municipality of Bucharest
National Museum of Romanian Literature, Bucharest
National Museum of Romanian Literature, Iasi
National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti”, Bucharest
Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu
Cotroceni National Museum, Bucharest
National Art Museum of Romania, Bucharest
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest
National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest
George Enescu National Museum, Bucharest
Peleș National Museum, Sinaia
National Technical Museum “Professor Engineer Dimitrie Leonida”, Bucharest
I.L. Caragiale” National Theatre Museum, Bucharest
Sports Museum, Bucharest
Romanian Architects Union (UAR), Bucharest

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