1969

Exhibitions presented at The Frick Collection during 1969.

Past Exhibition: Old Master Drawings

Drawing in blue and gold of the Virgin Mary holding babyJesus.
Old Master Drawings
July 11, 1969 to September 28, 1969

An exhibition devoted to eight old master drawings. These  were acquired by the Trustees after 1919 to complement paintings in the Frick Collection and add to the original group of drawings assembled by Henry Clay Frick.

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: Rembrandt’s Drawings and Prints in The Frick Collection

Sketch of Issac blessing Jacob in brown and grey tones.
Rembrandt’s Drawings and Prints in The Frick Collection
January 9, 1969 to April 21, 1969

The Frick Collection held an exhibition of thirteen works by Rembrandt as part of a series of exhibitions of drawings and prints belonging to The Frick Collection. Three drawings acquired by Henry Clay Frick in 1913 were included, as well as ten prints purchased between 1915 and 1919.

Past Exhibition: Landscape Drawings and Prints in the Frick Collection

Landscape drawing with cattle crossing a bridge
Landscape Drawings and Prints in the Frick Collection
January 7, 1969 to March 30, 1969

This exhibition was devoted to landscapes in The Frick Collection. Eight examples by Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Corot and Whistler were chosen to represent the variety of subjects and interpretations of nature.