the museum is organized in the memorial house built after the Theodor Aman ’s plans in 1869, as a living place and studio
it was designed in Italian Neoclassical style and the exterior ornamentations were realized by the painter himself
Theodor Aman was a very good painter but also a talented sculptor
The museum gathers part of Aman 's creative works: paintings, aquarelles, drawings and engravings; personal belongings – brushes, the cello, weapons, masks, costumes, as well as Theodor Aman ’s art collection
was born in Campulung-Muscel in 1831
he realized a series of compositions: "Cea dintai noapte a lui Mihai Viteazul" (1852), "Batalia din Oltenia" (1854) sau "Batalia de la Alma (1855)", "Peisaj cu barca pe lac" , "Portul Constanta", etc.
he was the director of the first school of fine arts in the country, 1863
Theodor Aman 's name is connected with the first collective exhibitions with a periodical character and with the first Bucharest picture gallery
Other museums that would make a worthwhile stop when strolling around the streets of Bucharest:
The most spotted touristic destination in Romania, The Parliament's Palace attracts visitors from all over the world wishing to witness all those superlatives that have brought this building in first three positions of the Guiness Book of Records
Hosted by the building that has belonged for over a century to the royal family of Romania, the museum offers to the visitor alongside the valuable art collection of the royal family, important public collections, arranged in rigurously defined categories : graphics, medieval art, decorative arts or oriental art.