French art 1870-1925


Experience one of Denmark’s finest collections of French art.

The Glyptotek’s collection of French art from 1870-1925 presents masterpieces of paintings by the likes of Édouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, Paul Gauguin, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

The Small Salon
At the end of the exhibition of French art 1870-1925, visitors can find an exhibition space that provide the setting for small, temporary exhibitions of French art. Until 28 August 2022, the small thematic exhibition entitled The Small Salon – Paul Gauguin and the Danish Connection is on display. The thematic exhibition casts the spotlight on the French artist Paul Gauguin’s (1848 – 1903) residence in Copenhagen and tells the story of the artist’s wife, Mette Gauguin (née Gad). The focal point of the exhibition is the newly acquired painting La neige à Copenhague (Snow in Copenhagen) (1884). Read more here.


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Enjoy a delicious lunch at "Picnic" overlooking the Glyptotek's beautiful Winter Garden.

Special Exhibition

Experience the special exhibition about the French artist, Suzanne Valadon, who defied the odds to become a successful painter.