Krikor H. Zambaccian (1889 – 1962) was a well-known businessman of Armenian origin and a member of the Romanian Academy. Critical and passionate about art, he wrote the monographs of Nicolae Grigorescu, Gheorghe Petraşcu, Nicolae Tonitza and several volumes of essays.
K.H. Museum Zambaccian is noted for the exceptional quality of the works of Romanian art, the collection presented here is one of the richest and most valuable in Romania and includes painting, sculpture, graphics, furniture.
The works of art exhibited in the museum make up a true history of modern Romanian painting, these include Lăutul (1911-1912), realized by Stefan Luchian (1868 – 1916) in the latter part of life. The painting was purchased by Zambaccian from the collector Alexandru Bogdan.
Krikor H. Zambaccian’s home was built to serve as an exhibition space for works of art, his collection being open to art lovers once a week since 1942. K.H. Museum Zambaccian was established in March 1947and also hosts a remarkable selection of works signed by the masters of the French school (Delacroix, Corot, Renoir, Sisley, Pissarro, Cézanne, Picasso, Matisse, Bonnard, Utrillo, Marquet).
The first Wednesday of each month means a new opportunity to visit the National Museum of Art of Romania, as well as: the Museum of Art Collections, the K.H. Zambaccian Museum and Theodor Pallady Museum, for FREE!
Between 10am and 6pm you can discover the NMAR collections!