catalogue cover of, Rembrandt and His School,depicting self portrait of the artist seated wearing gold garment
Rembrandt and His School: Masterworks from the Frick and Lugt Collections

When Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919) was asked whose talents he would most like to possess, he declared: "Rembrandt's." Like Frick, the Dutch art historian Frederik Johannes Lugt (1884–1970) was a great admirer and collector of works by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–69); as a teenager he wrote a biography of the artist, illustrated with his own copies after Rembrandt's most famous works. From February 15 to May 15, 2011 the Frick presented a selection of Rembrandt's works as seen through the eyes of these two renowned collectors, devoting three exhibition spaces to the work of this artist and his school.


Colin B. Bailey with Esmée Quodbach, Louisa Wood Ruby, Margaret Iacono, and Joanna Sheers

Foreword by Anne L. Poulet


The Frick Collection

112 pages
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