Colin B. Bailey

Colin B. Bailey was formerly Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator of The Frick Collection. His is currently Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

 

Patriotic Taste: Collecting Modern Art in Pre-Revolution Paris, released October 3, 2002
Poussin, Claude, and their World: Seventeenth-Century French Drawings from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, September 18 through December 1, 2002
Masterpieces of European Painting from the Toledo Museum of Art, October 29, 2002 through January 5, 2003
black, red, and white chalk drawing of woman with dark headpiece
Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from The Courtauld Gallery, October 2, 2012 through January 27, 2013
Painting of a young woman looking over her shoulders, wearing a headdress and a large pearl earring.
Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces from the Mauritshuis, October 22, 2013 through January 19, 2014
Link to video of Colin B. Bailey and Charlotte Hale lecture

"Up and Down the Garden Path: Secrets of La Promenade Revealed," by Colin B. Bailey, The Frick Collection, and Charlotte Hale, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Saturday, May 5, 2012.  The Frick's Promenade is the most important Impressionist painting acquired by Henry Clay Frick. In researching this well-known work for the exhibition Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting, many technical and documentary discoveries were made.

Painting of a bust-length woman looking over her shoulder and wearing a headdress and a large pearl earring.
Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis
October 22, 2013 to January 19, 2014

The Frick Collection was the final American venue of a global tour of paintings from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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