Frick Announces Gift of a Remarkable Still-Life Painting by Dutch Artist Gerard van Spaendonck

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Celebrated for masterpieces in portraiture and landscapes, The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the gift to its permanent collection of a remarkable still life by Gerard van Spaendonck (1746–1822). He is known for his masterful depictions of flowers and botanical specimens across a wide ranging oeuvre that includes miniatures, scientific illustrations, and Salon canvases. Van Spaendonck brought his knowledge of the natural world to bear in this rare painting on marble.

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Thursday, September 20, 2012