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Photos: Some of the 22 Impressionist paintings that Frederic C. Hamilton donated to the DAM


Earlier this week, we reported on Frederic C. Hamilton -- the oil zillionaire whose name adorns the Daniel Libeskind-designed addition to the Denver Art Museum -- who announced that he will donate his collection of 22 Impressionist paintings, which he acquired over the past forty years, to the Denver Art Museum. The works, which are worth tens of millions of dollars, are by the likes of Monet, Cezanne and van Gogh.

Here are some of them:

See also: Frederic C. Hamilton donates 22 impressionist paintings, worth millions, to the DAM

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Michael Paglia is an art historian and writer whose columns have appeared in Westword since 1995; his essays on the visual arts have also been published in national periodicals including Art News, Architecture, Art Ltd., Modernism, Art & Auction and Sculpture Magazine. He taught art history at the University of Colorado Denver.
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