The K H Zambaccian Museum, part of The National Museum of Art of Romania, is one of the “must see” places in Bucharest. The Zambaccian Museum is located in the Bucharest central area, in a middle of a beautiful district of houses.
Krikor H Zambaccian (1889-1962) was collector and art critic with higher education studies in Anvers and Paris. He build the hosting house for the Museum as an exhibition area and donated it together with an impressive art collection to the Romanian state.
The Zambaccian Museum was opened in 1947, then closed during the communist period. After 1992 the collection is brought back to its historic location and the Zambaccian Museum re-opened.
The art collection of The K H Zambaccian Museum is composed of art pieces of important Romanian artists like Nicole Tonitza, Theodor Pallady, Stefan Luchian, Oscar Han, Corneliu Baba, or Gheorghe Petrascu.
Besides the Romanian collection, The K H Zambaccian Museum holds also paintings signed by Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Eugene Delacroix, Pierre-August Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Alfred Sisley, or Baptiste-Camille Corot.