The Frick Collection Brings to the U.S. for the First Time a Selection of Remarkable Bronzes from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, February 15 through April 24, 2005

The Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University possesses one of the finest collections of Renaissance and Baroque bronzes in Great Britain, and this February a group of thirty-six of them will be seen for the first time together in America in a presentation at New York’s Frick Collection. Dating from the turn of the sixteenth century to the early years of the eighteenth century—the period that saw the flowering of the bronze statuette as an independent art form—the sculptures are remarkable for their exquisite beauty and refinement.

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Friday, December 17, 2004