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National Gallery celebrates Christen Købke: Danish Master of Light

Christen Købke - Frederiksborg Castle in the Evening Light, 1835 - Oil on Canvas - Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

LONDON.- An evening of special events will
place at the National Gallery on Friday 14 May as part of Museums at
celebrations. The Gallery will be open until 9pm, including current
Painting History: Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey and Christen Købke:
Danish Master
of Light. There will be live music, special talks and guided tours
exclusively for the evening. The Danish writer Carsten Jensen will be
Christen Købke’s paintings. After his talk the author will be signing
copies of
his latest book, We, the Drowned (6pm, Sunley Room, free).