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1968

Exhibitions presented at The Frick Collection during 1968.

Past Exhibition: Art of the Sixteenth Century

Painting of three soldiers with a drum, flute, and banner
Art of the Sixteenth Century
October 15, 1968 to January 5, 1969

 The Frick Collection presented an exhibition of sixteenth-century paintings, drawings, and prints, showing a recently acquired Bruegel panel, The Three Soldiers, together with drawings by Altdorfer and Deutsch depicting the same type of colorful mercenary soldiers, called landsknechte. Drawings by Dürer, Rubens, and Titian were also displayed.

Past Exhibition: Etchings of Charles Meryon in The Frick Collection

etching of a small bridge crossing the river Seine in Paris.
Etchings of Charles Meryon in The Frick Collection
July 3, 1968 to October 1, 1968

As part of a series of exhibitions of drawings and prints, The Frick Collection held this one devoted to the etchings of Charles Meryon (1821–1868). There are fourteen prints by Meryon belonging to The Frick Collection, all of which were acquired by Henry Clay Frick between 1916–1917.

Past Exhibition: Works of James A. McNeill Whistler

chalk and pastel drawing of Venetian canal on light brown paper
Works of James A. McNeill Whistler in The Frick Collection
May 30, 1968 to June 30, 1968

As part of a series of exhibitions devoted to drawings and prints in its collection, The Frick Collection presented one focused on the work of James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903), including three pastels and eight etchings. In addition, four paintings by this artist were on view in the galleries. All twelve etchings exhibited belong to the "Venice Set," commissioned by the London Fine Art Society in 1878.