Frick Art Reference Library

The mission of the Frick Art Reference Library is to provide public access to materials and programs related to the study of fine and decorative arts created in the Western tradition from the fourth to the twentieth century. It serves an international research community and supports institutional initiatives.

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E-News

Stephen J. Bury, Andrew W. Mellon Chief Library of the Frick Art Reference Library 

The quarterly newsletter (December 2018) from the Library is now available. Learn about recent and future activities of the institution. To sign up to received e-news, see About > E-News. Photo: Stephen J. Bury, Andrew W. Mellon Chief Librarian.

Photoarchive

Some of the photographs for British, Dutch, Flemish, French, German, Italian, and Spanish artists in the Library's Photoarchive are being digitized and are currently unavailable. Please contact us in advance of your visit to learn what materials are accessible. We apologize for the inconvenience.