Gallery of Matica Srpska
Галерија Матице Српске
Galerija Matice Sprpske
|Established||14 October 1847|
|Location||Novi Sad, Serbia|
National History Museum
|Collection size||More than 7,000 paintings|
|Director||Tijana Palkovljević Bugarski|
The Gallery of Matica Srpska (Serbian: Galerija Matice Srpske, Serbian Cyrillic: Галерија Матице Српске) is one of the largest and oldest galleries in Serbia. It is located in the central zone of Novi Sad, next to Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection.
The Gallery was established on the 14th of October 1847, with contributions from Sava Tekelija who left a valuable family portrait collection to the Matica Srpska, and other Serb merchants who made endowments and donations to the gallery.
The Gallery of Matica Srpska has acted as an independent institution apart from Matica Srpska since 1958. Collections in The Gallery of Matica Srpska mostly consists of paintings from all periods of the national history of art.
Furniture and works of art, endowement of architect Dragiša Brašovan
Bust of king Peter of Serbia and works representing Serbian nobility
Works by Paja Jovanović
Girl with a canary by Novak Radonić
Moravkinja by Uroš Predić
- "The Gallery of Matica Srpska". City of Novi Sad. 2011.
- Monuments of Culture in Serbia: Зграда управе фондова / Building of Fund Administration (SANU) (in Serbian and English)
- Simić, Vladimir. Za ljubav otadžbine: patriote i patriotizmi u srpskoj kulturi XVIII veka u Habzburškoj monarhiji, Novi Sad: Galerija Matice srpske 2012.
- Vrbaski, Milena. "Srpska umetnost XIX veka u zbirci Galerije Matice srpske". Cite journal requires