Giovanni Bellini


  • Taddeo's Treasures in the Frick Photoarchive

    As a look back on the final special exhibition at Frick Madison, Bellini and Giorgione in the House of Taddeo Contarini, Photoarchivist Emily Stein explores some of the other works of art in Contarini’s collection that are documented in the Frick Photoarchive.
  • Mapping Provenance: Bellini's "St. Francis in the Desert"

    Giovanni Bellini’s St. Francis in the Desert (ca. 1475–80) is one of the Frick’s most beloved works of art, but there was a time when it could not find a buyer. Explore the ups and downs of the art market through an interactive map charting the panel’s peregrinations, from quattrocento Venice to its temporary home at Frick Madison.
  • Middle Ground: Bellini and Breuer, Odes to Light

    Surprising connections are waiting to be discovered at Frick Madison. In the debut post of “Middle Ground,” explore unexpected links between Giovanni Bellini’s St. Francis in the Desert and Marcel Breuer’s iconic trapezoidal window, a transcendent juxtaposition on the third floor of the museum’s temporary home.
  • Staff Favorites: Cave Dweller

    Christopher Snow Hopkins, Assistant Editor, looks closely at the barefoot cave dweller in Bellini’s St. Francis in the Desert: “The forest was his chapel, the birds his parishioners.”