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Iziko South African National Gallery

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Iziko South African National Gallery

The Iziko South African National Gallery is the national art gallery of South Africa. Its collection consists of Dutch, French and British works from the 17th to the 19th century, including lithographs, etchings and some early 20th-century British paintings. Contemporary artwork displayed in the gallery is selected from many of South Africa’s communities plus a large collection of sculpture and beadwork.

Exhibits of the Iziko South African National Gallery

Information on the Iziko South African National Gallery

Iziko South African National Gallery

  • Museum:               Iziko South African National Gallery
  • City:                        Cape Town
  • Country:                Republic of South Africa
  • Established:          1930
  • Type:                      Art Museum
  • Location:               Government Avenue, Company’s Garden, Cape Town, South Africa

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