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Past Exhibition: Italian Art at the Close of the Quattrocento

Italian Art at the Close of the Quattrocento: Pollaiuolo and Hercules
February 3, 1992 to March 29, 1992
Bronze sculpture of standing Hercules, naked except for animal skin draped across one shoulder

A focused exhibition placing a Hercules attributed to Antonio del Pollaiuolo in the collection of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin side by side with the Frick's own bronze Hercules attributed to the same artist. Questions of the authorship and dating of both pieces were considered. The Collection also borrowed, for comparison with the bronzes, one painting and several prints and drawings, all by or closely related to Pollaioulo.

Antonio del Pollaiuolo, Hercules, c. 1450-1498. Bronze. The Frick Collection, New York

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