Directed by award-winning Australian-born filmmaker and artist, David Bickerstaff, The Danish Collector showcases a treasure trove of some of the finest Impressionist artworks ever painted, currently held by Denmark’s acclaimed Ordrupgaard museum.
Recently the subject of a major sell-out exhibition at London’s Royal Academy, the Ordrupgaard museum includes major works by Monet, Degas, Cézanne, Pissarro, Sisley, Corot, Delacroix, Courbet, Manet, Morisot, and Gonzalès. Amassed between 1910 and 1931 by visionary Danish collectors Wilhelm and Henny Hansen, it’s regarded as one of the most exquisite collections in Europe, featuring numerous masterpieces by the most celebrated artists of 19th-century French painting.
The Danish Collector: Delacroix To Gauguin, tells the Hansen’s fascinating story and, with exclusive access to a sell-out exhibition at London’s Royal Academy, brings this extraordinary collection to the big-screen, in glorious high-definition. From the Hansen’s beautiful home 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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