Past Exhibitions: 2015
Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action
October 7, 2015 to January 10, 2016
Landscape Drawings in The Frick Collection
June 9, 2015 to September 13, 2015
Depicting quotidian life in the country, urban scenes, and imagined views of timeless Arcadian realms, this selection of rarely exhibited landscape drawings from the Frick’s small but superb collection of works on paper reveals thematic continuities across four centuries. The presentation featured the Frick’s newly acquired View of Dieppe Harbor of 1873 by Antoine Vollon, the generous gift of Dr. Carol Forman Tabler.
Leighton’s Flaming June
June 9, 2015 to September 6, 2015
From Sèvres to Fifth Avenue: French Porcelain at The Frick Collection
April 28, 2015 to April 24, 2016
Between 1916 and 1918, Henry Clay Frick purchased several important pieces of porcelain to decorate his New York mansion. Made at Sèvres, the preeminent eighteenth-century French porcelain manufactory, the objects — including vases, potpourris, jugs and basins, plates, a tea service, and a table—were displayed throughout Frick’s residence.
Coypel’s Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France
February 25, 2015 to May 17, 2015
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.