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Past Exhibition: Studies for Works of Art in the Frick Collection

Studies for Works of Art in the Frick Collection
October 1, 1967 to December 31, 1967
lithograph after portrait of standing man in formal dress with cape and cane

In conjunction with the New York Cultural Showcase Festival, a small exhibition devoted to studies for works of art in the Frick Collection was held. The twelve items included some preparatory studies by artists for paintings in the Collection, a lithograph executed by Whistler after his portrait of Robert de Montesquiou, a document in Fragonard's hand of his sale of the famous Progress of Love panels, prints by Van Dyck, who is richly represented by eight paintings in The Frick Collection, and a chest of drawers by Carel, a major French cabinetmaker of the eighteenth century, which closely resembles another piece acquired by Mr. Frick in 1916.

James McNeill Whistler, Robert, Comte de Montesquiou-Fezensac, 1891-92. The Frick Collection, New York

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