exhibition catalogue cover with pencil sketch of cathedral by Constable.
John Constable: Drawings, Oil Sketches and Paintings from a Private Collection
November 15, 1994 to February 12, 1995

An exhibition of approximately one hundred works by John Constable (1776–1837) was devoted to his primary interest, landscape. The assembled group, spanning the artist's entire career, came from a private collection; virtually none of the works had been previously shown in this country.

Painting of full length portrait of man in formal dress with a cape draped across his arm and holding a walking stick
The Butterfly and The Bat: Whistler and Montesquiou
November 14, 1995 to January 28, 1996

Another in-depth exhibition devoted to a single painting in The Frick Collection, this one focused on Whistler's celebrated portrait Arrangement in Black and Gold: Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac, first exhibited in 1894.

Drawing of shipyard with large anchors laying on their sides in the foreground.
The Golden Age of Danish Art: Drawings from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
June 13, 1995 to August 13, 1995

American audiences were offered their first comprehensive introduction to drawings and watercolors from the "Golden Age" of Danish art (1815–48) at The Frick Collection. The selection of seventy-two examples from the rich holdings of Denmark's premier art museum included portraits, landscapes, city views, genre and mythological scenes by eleven of the nation's finest artists.

Landscape painting of mountains with trees in the foreground
Romantics, Neoclassicists, Realists: European Drawings from the Stanford University Museum of Art
March 14, 1995 to May 14, 1995

The Stanford Museum collection of drawings was one of the largest such university collections in the country, distinguished particularly for its holdings in works from the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.


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