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The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin

David Bickerstaff | 2021 | 90 MINS
UK | Some Subtitles
Visionary Dutch businessman Wilhelm Hansen amassed one of the most remarkable collections of Impressionist work ever seen.

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Discover some of the best examples of 19th Century French art in this extraordinary film that focuses on the collection of Wilhelm Hansen. His summer home, Ordrupgaard in Copenhagen, contains a remarkable collection including work by Monet, Pissarro, Cézanne, Degas, Manet and more.

This fascinating film tells his story and gives exclusive access to the 2020 sell-out exhibition at the Royal Academy that shared his collection with the world. From Hansen's beautiful house and gardens at Ordrupgaard to the streets of bohemian Paris, this film takes you on a journey to discover some of the best examples of 19th-century French art ever collected.