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About This Web Site |

Floyd Sweeting III, Head, Technology and Digital Media, Vivian Gill, Creative Director for Digital Media, and Valery Chen, Front-End Web Developer, are responsible for the layout, design, development and maintenance of this Web site. In 2012 we re-launched our site using Drupal, enhancing its clarity and accessibility as well as adding an array of new programs and features. Digital Media liaisons in each department of The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library contribute to developing the content for the sites. A committee representing all parts of the institution discusses content and partnerships. The Web site is under the editorial direction of Michaelyn Mitchell.

Virtual Tour images were shot by Frick photographer Michael Bodycomb. Other images used on this site are copyright The Frick Collection unless noted otherwise. For information about rights and reproduction related to images of works of art in The Frick Collection, see Image Permissions. For use of this site and related information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

To contact a member of our staff, see Contact Information.

Search Our Collections |

The Collections management system of The Frick Collection is The Museum System (TMS) and uses eMuseum, also by Gallery Systems. The Web version was designed by Vivian Gill with support from Floyd Sweeting III and Valery Chen. Allison Galea and the curatorial department of The Frick Collection are responsible for the content. All photography by Richard di Liberto, Michael Bodycomb, and Ed Watkins is copyright The Frick Collection. 

For information about rights and reproduction related to images of works of art in The Frick Collection, see Image Permissions

Research Databases |

The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library publish the following unique databases for researchers in the history of art. The databases and Web presentations were developed by Julie Shean, former Database Administrator, in conjunction with the various departments producing content for each collection. Staff from different areas of the Library maintain content.

Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America
The Montias Database of 17th Century Dutch Art Inventories
Spanish Artists from the Fourth to the Twentieth Century: A Critical Dictionary

Image Database |

This site enables visitors to browse and download JPEGs of large format digital files (including rare books and photographs). It is a Xinet Digital Asset Management System database developed by Julie Shean, former Database Administrator, and maintained by Luciano Johnson, Digital Projects Manager, in conjunction with Courtney Toumey, Database Administrator.

The 57,000 large-format negatives that comprise the bulk of this collection are, for the most part, unique visual records of lesser-known and previously unpublished works of art. The most substantial section of the collection is composed of negatives from the American photography campaigns. Between 1922 and 1967, Frick staff photographers conducted field trips to document works of art, primarily early American portraits, in American collections.

Library Catalog

For more information, see FRESCOARCADE or NYARC.