Past Exhibitions: 2014

  • Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery

    November 5, 2014 to February 1, 2015

  • El Greco at The Frick Collection

    November 4, 2014 to February 1, 2015

    Henry Clay Frick had a deep appreciation for Spanish painting, particularly the work of El Greco, the extraordinary Greek artist who, after a brief period in Italy, spent most of his life in Toledo, Spain. Frick traveled to Spain twice and acquired three works by the artist between 1905 and 1913.

  • Men in Armor: El Greco and Pulzone Face to Face

    August 5, 2014 to October 26, 2014

  • Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion

    April 1, 2014 to April 5, 2015

    Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741–1828) and Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738–1814), were two of the foremost sculptors in France during the late eighteenth century, and the Frick housed an important group of their works. In 1915 founder Henry Clay Frick acquired Clodion’s terracotta Zephyrus and Flora and, the following year, Houdon’s marble bust of the Comtesse du Cayla. Other works that were subsequently added to the collection were shown together for the first... read more »

  • Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Hill Collection

    January 28, 2014 to June 15, 2014

    The Frick Collection was the only venue for the first public exhibition of this private collection devoted to the bronze figurative statuette. The nearly forty sculptures included in the show were of exceptional quality and span the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, exemplifying the genre from its beginnings in Renaissance Italy to its dissemination across the artistic centers of Europe. The Hill Collection is distinguished by rare, autograph masterpieces by Italian sculptors such... read more »

  • Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis

    October 22, 2013 to January 19, 2014

    The Frick Collection was the final American venue of a global tour of paintings from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague, the Netherlands.

  • Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at The Frick Collection

    January 23, 2013 to March 9, 2014

    The Frick Collection has one of the most important public collections of European timepieces in the United States, much of it acquired through the 1999 bequest of the New York collector Winthrop Kellogg Edey. This extraordinary gift of thirty-eight watches and clocks dating from the Renaissance to the early nineteenth century covers the art of horology in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. For reasons of space, only part of the collection can be on permanent view in the... read more »