Autumn Dinner

Sandeep Mathrani, Matthew McLennan, Monika McLennan, Xavier Salomon, Ayesha Bulchandani-Mathrani, Barbara Fleischman, Ian Wardropper, Ms. Londa Weisman, Sidney R. Knafel, photo: Christine A. Butler

Matthew and Monika McLennan, Ayesha Bulchandani-Mathrani, Sandeep Mathrani, Margot Bogert, Sidney R. Knafel, Ms. Londa Weisman, photo: Christine A. Butler

Howdy and Mary Phipps, Frederick R. Koch, and Margo Morton Langenberg; photo: Christine A. Butler

Frick Trustee Margot Bogert, and Sirgay and Judith Sanger; photo: Christine A. Butler

Martin and Kathleen Feldstein, and Anne and François Poulet; photo: Christine A. Butler

Barbara and John Burns, and Nancy Marks, photo: Christine A. Butler

Daniel Laub and Michelle Flesh; photo: Christine A. Butler

Douglas Hyland, David Orcutt, Sarah McNear, and Peter Trippi; photo: Christine A. Butler

Guillaume Fouilleron, Nicola Knight, and Fedeli and Lydia Miranda; photo: Christine A. Butler

Frick Trustee Barbara Fleischman and Joyce Menschel; photo: Christine A. Butler

Caitlin Davis, Pauline Eveillard, Clare McKeon, Colin Bailey, and Lucy Jane Lang; photo: Christine A. Butler

West Gallery Ambience; photo: Christine A. Butler

Frick Trustee Margot Bogert, Frick Director Ian Wardropper, Frick Trustee Barbara Fleischman; photo: Christine A. Butler

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On October 20, 2014, The Frick Collection hosted its annual Autumn Dinner. The black-tie dinner honored Barbara Fleischman, an extraordinary philanthropist and collector and a longtime supporter of the Frick. Mrs. Fleischman’s generosity has touched countless cultural institutions in this country, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Archives of American Art, where she established the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery in memory of her husband.

Mrs. Fleischman has served as a Trustee of the Frick since 2009, during which time she has been a stalwart champion of all aspects of the institution. Her contributions include support for the special exhibitions Masterpieces of European Painting from Dulwich Picture Gallery and Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis, as well as countless programs at the Center for the History of Collecting. In 2011, she gave an important Renaissance drawing to the museum by Domenico Beccafumi in honor of Colin B. Bailey, then the Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator. Mrs. Fleishman has also served on the benefit committee for the Autumn Dinner (2011–13) and on the host committee for the Spring Garden Party (2014).

Champagne for the Autumn Dinner was provided by Louis Roederer and the wine was donated by Domaines Ott and Ladoucette.

For more information about the Autumn Dinner or other events at the Frick, please contact Colleen Tierney at 212-547-0705.