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Appreciating Art in Copenhagen’s National Gallery Part Two: The Danish Collection

Danish Golden Age  The art historian/critic and professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Niels Lauritz Høyen, became the curator of the royal collections in 1839. He used his power and influence to buy Danish art.  He was instrumental, therefore, in the creating the fine collection of works by CW Eckersberg and his followers. That Denmark was able to…

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