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Asgrimur Jonsson Collection (Safn Asgrims Jonssonar)

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Interesting little visit - the artist's home almost exactly as he left it when he died in 1958... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
PaulCGuy
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Warrington, United Kingdom
nice sculpture garden in the backyard of the Einar Johnsson museum

there are lots of sculptures to see. Asgrimur Jonsson (1876-1958) was one of the pioneers of visual... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Marion W
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Seattle, Washington
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27 Apr 2018
“Touring Reykjavik”
22 Sep 2017
“nice sculpture garden in the backyard of the Einar Johnsson museum”
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The home and studio of post-Impressionist painter Asgrims Jonssonar is now a museum of his works.
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Bergstaoastr. 74, Reykjavik, Iceland
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+354 551 3644
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Interesting little visit - the artist's home almost exactly as he left it when he died in 1958. About 30 of his works were on display from 1900-1910 and 1945-1948. Curator was very informative and advised us that the works are regularly changed as Jonsson...More

1  Thank PaulCGuy
Reviewed 16 February 2018

wow 4 reviews for this museum and 3 of them are for Einar Jonsson by mistake. Ásgrímur Jónsson is a painter not a sculptor. His museum is a few blocks away from the Einar Jonsson sculpture museum. It's half of a small duplex. Ásgrímur was...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Really interesting sculpture Garden, well worth the walk through. Clean nice park right behind the museum.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

there are lots of sculptures to see. Asgrimur Jonsson (1876-1958) was one of the pioneers of visual art. He was mostly known as a painter. To know more about him you have to visit the museum which is the house he lived in. The sculpture...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We visited when the museum was closed, but were able to wander through the extensive sculpture garden. The building is striking, and the sculpture garden is impressive.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Jonsson was a famous Icelandic painter, somewhat of an Impressionist. This museum is tiny - it's the house he lived in (3 rooms on the ground floor and the upstairs studio). The living space (bedroom and living room/study) contain his sparse furniture but do give...More

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