History of Ny carlsberg glyptotek at Copenhagen

The collections of this museum come from a donation from JCCarlsberg, beer industry and art enthusiast. The building which houses this museum was the work of three successive architects: Wilhelm Dahlerup was the author of the first wing finished in 1897, Hack Kampmann built the second in 1907 and the last extension, on the plans of Henning Larsen, Was delivered in 1996. The highlight of the museum is the ancient sculptures (Egypt, Greece, Rome) as well as modern sculptures: there is an important collection of works by Rodin. The museum also contains other Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, works by Impressionist painters (David, Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Degas and Cezanne) and post-impressionist painters (Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrecet Bonnard) Danish: Thorvaldsen, Freund, Bissen, Jerichau, Hansen, Saabye, Bundgaard, Jacobsen, Sinding, Inside you can admire a beautiful winter garden. An auditorium allows to organize quality concerts thanks to its excellent acoustics.

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