About the Collection

Thomas Couture, 'La Peinture Réaliste', 1865.

The National Gallery houses some 15,000 paintings, sculptures, works on paper and objets d’art dating from the early thirteenth century through to the mid-twentieth century.

The collection boasts an impressive range of masterpieces by artists from the major European schools of art whilst also featuring the world's most comprehensive collection of Irish art.


Due to ongoing refurbishment works in the Gallery, some key works in the collection may be unavailable at short notice.

Please contact Visitor Services in advance of your visit for further information.

Email: visitorservices@ngi.ie   Tel: +353 1 661 5133