June 9 through September 13, 2015
The recent acquisition of Antoine Vollon’s 1873 watercolor View of Dieppe Harbor, the gift of Dr. Carol Forman Tabler in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander A. Forman III, has inspired a presentation of landscape drawings and oil studies from the Frick’s permanent collection. Ranging in date from the 1500s to the late nineteenth century, the selection includes rarely exhibited works by Rembrandt, Claude, Corot, Whistler, and others. For all of these artists, working on paper was a fundamental practice. Whether depicting observed or imagined views, working outdoors or in the studio, they shared a drive to investigate the technical possibilities for representing on paper the textures and intangible atmospheric effects of the three-dimensional world. Landscape Drawings in The Frick Collection is organized by Joanna Sheers Seidenstein, Research Assistant at The Frick Collection, and will be on view in the Frick’s Cabinet gallery.
1 East 70th Street, near Fifth Avenue
Open six days a week: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Limited hours (11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) on Lincoln’s Birthday, Election Day, and Veterans Day.
PLEASE NOTE TO YOUR READERS: Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection.
$22; senior citizens $17; students $12; “pay what you wish” on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
#6 local (on Lexington Avenue) to 68th Street station; Bus: M1, M2, M3, and M4 southbound on Fifth Avenue to 72nd Street and northbound on Madison Avenue to 70th Street.
Included in the price of admission is an Acoustiguide Audio Tour of the permanent collection. The tour is offered in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.
The shop is open the same days as the Museum, closing fifteen minutes before the institution.
Please call 212.288.0700 for details and to make reservations.
A calendar of events is published regularly and is available upon request.