Charles Meryon

Past Exhibition: Etchings of Charles Meryon in The Frick Collection

etching of a small bridge crossing the river Seine in Paris.
Etchings of Charles Meryon in The Frick Collection
July 3, 1968 to October 1, 1968

As part of a series of exhibitions of drawings and prints, The Frick Collection held this one devoted to the etchings of Charles Meryon (1821–1868). There are fourteen prints by Meryon belonging to The Frick Collection, all of which were acquired by Henry Clay Frick between 1916–1917.

Past Exhibition: Venice/Paris

Painting of regatta on a Venetian canal
Venice/Paris (Guardi, Whistler, and Meryon)
March 23, 1989 to June 18, 1989

An exhibition focusing on the cities of Venice and Paris as depicted in paintings, drawings, and prints in The Frick Collection. The exhibition included two canvases depicting scenes of Venice by Francesco Guardi that are normally displayed in the main reading room of the Frick Art Reference Library; three pastels of Venetian subjects by J.A.M. Whistler; the twelve etchings that comprised Whistler’s First Venice Set; and thirteen etchings by Charles Meryon providing vivid images of Paris as it appeared in the mid-nineteenth century.