Gauguin and the Impressionists: The Ordrupgaard Collection (Hardcover)

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By Paul Gauguin (Artist), Anna Ferrari (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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A survey of impressionist masterpieces from the Ordrupgaard Collection

Drawn from the remarkable Ordrupgaard Collection of the Danish insurance broker and art lover Wilhelm Hansen, the masterpieces of 19th-century French painting in this volume represent the very best of French impressionism.

Joining an already impressive collection of Scandinavian art, one of the first French paintings Hansen acquired was Woman with a Fan, Portrait of Madame Marie Hubbard (1874) by Berthe Morisot. This gently ironic work set the tone for his perceptive and adventurous collecting style. A burst of acquisitions from 1916 to 1918, during which he took advice from the influential critic Th odore Duret, saw his collection grow to include works by C zanne, Courbet, Gauguin, Manet, Matisse, Monet, Renoir and Sisley.

With stunning reproductions of 60 works, the authors explore the history of the collection and provide detailed analysis of the works themselves.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781912520503
ISBN-10: 1912520508
Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2020
Pages: 144
Language: English