The IMPS painting collection is the most extensive archive of our century-old history. The painting collection of the museum includes; The Elvah-ı Nakşiye collection, which consists of 141 pieces and is the first collection created outside the palace, works belonging to Osman Hamdi Bey, the founder of Sanayi-i Nefise Mektebi; works by important artists of the 19th century landscape and figure painting, artists of the 1914 generation and the 1920s to 1940s, works by painters working in the late Cubist and Art Deco style who were active until the 1950s, and works by important artists and artist groups of Turkish painting in the Republican period from the 1950s to the 1980s, when the abstract style began to emerge.

Refik Epikman – Bar

Cemal Tollu – İstihsal (Ankara Keçileri)

Nuri İyem – Masalı Natürmort

Neşet Günal – Oduncular

Şefik Bursalı – Uludağ Teleferiği

Hikmet Onat – Kabataş İskelesinden Mavnalar

Süleyman Seyyid – Kavun ve İncirler

Nazmi Ziya Güran – Denizde Mavnalar (Yelkenliler)

Hikmet Onat – Siperde Mektup Okuyan Askerler

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Istanbul Painting and Sculpture Museum opens on 10 December.