Past Exhibitions

  • Ingres and the Comtesse d’Haussonville

    November 19, 1985 to February 16, 1986

    The Frick Collection's first show built around a single work of art was a loan exhibition devoted to Ingres's celebrated portrait of the Comtesse d'Haussonville.

  • Whistler in The Frick Collection

    November 27, 1984 to February 4, 1985

    In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903), The Frick Collection exhibited all of its Whistler holdings.

  • Clodion Terracottas from North American Collections

    June 5, 1984 to September 30, 1984

    This important exhibition of terracotta sculptures by the French master Claude Michel (1738–1814), called Clodion, included eleven works from North American museums and private collections, a

  • French Clocks in North American Collections

    November 2, 1982 to January 31, 1983

    An unprecedented exhibition of nearly one hundred French clocks on loan from North American collections.

  • The White, Allom Library Model at the Frick Collection

    August 4, 1982 to October 3, 1982

    A special exhibition devoted to White, Allom & Co., the decorating firm responsible for many of the first-floor interiors of The Frick Collection, centered around what is believed to be the... read more »

  • Rembrandt Etchings

    March 31, 1982 to June 29, 1982

    All of the Rembrandt prints in The Frick Collection were on display for the first time in many years.

  • William Blake Watercolor Illustrations for The Pilgrim’s Progress

    September 1, 1981 to November 1, 1981

    The Frick Collection once again presented an exhibition of William Blake's illustrations for John Bunyan's Pilgrim’s Progress.

  • Jean-Antoine Houdon: Eight Portrait Busts

    June 10, 1981 to August 9, 1981

    In line with other exhibitions devoted to lesser-known aspects of its holdings, The Frick Collection presented an exhibition organized around its marble portrait busts by Houdon: Comtesse du... read more »

  • Vincennes and Sèvres Porcelain

    June 4, 1980 to August 3, 1980

    The Frick Collection presented an exhibition devoted to Vincennes and Sévres porcelain of the second half of the eighteenth century.

  • Tiepolo Punchinello Drawings

    January 22, 1980 to March 30, 1980

    An exhibition of Domenico Tiepolo's tragicomic and enigmatic Punchinello drawings.