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A hithau'n 'Ddydd Llun Glas', diwrnod sy'n cael ei gyfrif fel diwrnod mwyaf digalon y flwyddyn, dyma i chi gasgliad o baentiadau glasaf casgliadau Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru i loywi'ch dydd.


With it being 'Blue Monday', a day that is considered to be the most depressing day of the year, here is a collection of the bluest paintings from The National Library of Wales' collection to brighten your day.

15 artworks
The Birds of Rhiannon
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

The Birds of Rhiannon 1967

John Elwyn (1916–1997)

Oil on canvas

H 121 x W 121 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Branwen
© Ivor Davies. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Branwen 1999

Ivor Davies (b.1935)

Oil on canvas

H 122.5 x W 183.5 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Blue Gloves, Orange Chair (Menig Glas, Cadair Oren)
© the artist. Photo credit: Seren Morgan Jones

Blue Gloves, Orange Chair (Menig Glas, Cadair Oren) 2016

Seren Morgan Jones (b.1985)

Mixed media on canvas

H 56 x W 51 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Farmer and Blue Sky
© Will Roberts' estate. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Farmer and Blue Sky 1982

Will Roberts (1907–2000)

Oil on canvas

H 39.2 x W 29 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

The Trumpets of the Dead
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

The Trumpets of the Dead 1998

Glyn Morgan (1926–2015)

Oil on canvas

H 80 x W 90.5 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Domen lo, Bargoed
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Domen lo, Bargoed c.1999

Osi Rhys Osmond (1942–2015)

Oil on canvas

H 51 x W 76 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Nude with Blue Coverlets and a Glass Ball
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Nude with Blue Coverlets and a Glass Ball

Francis Oppenheimer (1870–1961)

Watercolour on paper (?)

H 76.6 x W 84.5 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

High Bright
© the artist. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

High Bright 1970s

David Saunders (b.1936)

Acrylic on canvas

H 108 x W 132 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Portrait of the Artist as an Old Hairy Man
© the artist. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Portrait of the Artist as an Old Hairy Man 1990

Philip Sutton (b.1928)

Oil on canvas

H 77 x W 67 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Welsh Chapel, Solva, Pembroke
© the Piper Estate / DACS 2021. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Welsh Chapel, Solva, Pembroke 1939

John Piper (1903–1992)

Oil on board

H 21 x W 15 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Grace Williams (1906–1977)
© the artist. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Grace Williams (1906–1977) 2001–2002

Ceri Thomas (b.1958)

Oil on board

H 57.5 x W 78 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

A Shaft of Light, That Day, on the Train
© Alistair Crawford. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

A Shaft of Light, That Day, on the Train 2004–2005

Alistair Crawford (b.1945)

Oil on board

H 50 x W 60 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Terraced Houses and a Chapel
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Terraced Houses and a Chapel c.1980

McEntee

Oil on board

H 36.5 x W 62 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Madonna and Child and Beach Children, Notre Dame de la Mer
© the artist. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Madonna and Child and Beach Children, Notre Dame de la Mer 1983

Claudia Williams (b.1933)

Oil on board

H 137 x W 121 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Eryri
© Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales. Photo credit: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Eryri 1960–1970

Kyffin Williams (1918–2006)

Oil on canvas

H 40.8 x W 50.8 cm

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales