Explore the Collection

As one of Ireland’s preeminent country house museums, Russborough is home to the Beit Collection, one of Ireland’s most notable ensembles of fine and decorative arts.

Highlights include oil paintings from the 17th to 20th centuries by artists such as Gainsborough, Oudry, and Vernet, along with important collections of 18th century decorative arts.

Our online collection features a broad cross-section of our collection, representative of the variety of objects we preserve and interpret. Records continue to be added to the online database.

Highlights from our collection


The Search allows you to look for any words describing an object or person.

Enter the words you wish to search for. For more specific results: you can search on a phrase (e.g. "work on paper"), include a word (e.g. +landscape), exclude a word (e.g. -painting), search on part of a word (e.g. paint*). Please see the Help topic on the Search for more details on how to formulate your searches.