Important Gift of Drawings Presented in a Cabinet Exhibition this Winter

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A Passion for Drawings: Charles Ryskamp's Bequest to The Frick Collection, February 14 through April 8, 2012

Over the course of fifty years — from the 1950s until his death in 2010 at the age of eighty-one—former Frick Collection Director Charles A. Ryskamp (1928–2010) assembled an extraordinary personal trove of European drawings. Reflecting on his pursuits in 2009, Dr. Ryskamp remarked, “I have always believed that giving, as much as acquiring, is the principle of my collecting.”

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012