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Swiss artist Ferdinand Hodler, the painter of ecstasy

He's one of Switzerland's most famous 19th-century artists. Yet he's barely known to the general public in the US. Now the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery is presenting Ferdinand Hodler to its visitors in Washington. In this video, curator Robyn Asleson talks about the element of ecstasy in Hodler's work. (SRF/

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