Denver Art Museum Receives Major Gift of French Impressionist Works

January 14th, 2014

Paul Cezanne, “A Painter at Work,” via Denver PostColorado collector and philanthropist Frederic C. Hamilton has bequeathed a collection of French Impressionist works to the Denver Art Museum.  The works, which include pieces by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, and Gustave Caillebotte, have not been formally appraised, but could be worth up to $100 million.  “This is a game-changing gift,” said DAM director Christoph Heinrich. “We will have the biggest collection in the West of Impressionist art.”

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