gripsholm slott stockholm

Strängnäs, about 60 km west of, stockholm.
Isbn Nationalmuseums webbplats Svensk historia microform) enligt samtida skildringar Nanna Lundh-Eriksson (1947).
Swedish : Gripsholms slott ) is a castle in, mariefred, Södermanland, Sweden.It was donated to a convent for males of the order of the Carthusians in 1498, and functioned as a convent for almost thirty years.The perhaps most famous addition to the castle during his reign was a theater, which slots kroen randers was added in one of the castle towers.After the Coup of 1809, Gustav IV Adolf and his family were also imprisoned in the castle after his deposition from the throne.Till sevärdheterna hör Gustav III:s teater, som teaterkungen lät inreda i ett av slottets runda renässanstorn.Part of the castle houses the National Portrait Gallery ( Statens porträttsamlingar one of the oldest portrait collections in the world.Gripsholm: slottet och dess samlingar.
It is now a museum, but it is still considered to be a palace at the disposal of the King and as such it is part of the.Museum edit Front view of the castle In 1822, the building came to host the National Portrait Gallery (Sweden), which was placed under the supervision of the Nationalmuseum in the 1860s.It is located by lake.Now the castle is a museum which is open to the public, containing paintings and works of art.7 References edit Other sources edit Eriksson, Eva Den moderna stadens födelse: svensk arkitektur (Ordfront, Stockholm: 1990) isbn Strömbom, Sixten Gripsholm: slottet och dess samlingar (Nordisk rotogravyr, Stockholm: 1937) Tucholsky, Kurt "Schloss Gripsholm" Per-Olof Westlund, Gripsholm under Vasatiden, 1949, Stockholm.For a period during the 18th-century, it was used as a prison.