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Exhibition on Screen:The Danish Collector – Delacroix to Gauguin

Tuesday 30th November 2021 7:00pm

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November 30, 2021 7:00pm

Exhibition on Screen:The Danish Collector – Delacroix to Gauguin

Adult £10.00, Child £8.00

Friarage Theatre

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For many years no-one was interested in the art of
the Impressionists. Artists like Monet, Degas and
Renoir were vilified, attacked, and left penniless
as a result. 

Then, something remarkable happened. A new breed of
collectors emerged and, before long, they were battling
to acquire any work by these new, radical artists that
they could find. Amongst them was the visionary Danish
businessman Wilhelm Hansen. It was an extraordinary
moment in art history; full of drama, intrigue and
subterfuge. 
Some collectors we may recognise and some we may
not, but Hansen amassed a remarkable collection
housed at his summer home, Ordrupgaard, on the
outskirts of Copenhagen. Exhibition on Screen tells his

fascinating story and, with exclusive access to a sell-
out exhibition at London’s Royal Academy, brings the

extraordinary collection to the big-screen in glorious
high-definition. 

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.

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