Sculpture

plaster sculpted bust of man, with brow furrowed and head turned

September 17 through December 8, 2013

Animals in Combat: Giovanni Francesco Susini's Lion Attacking a Horse and Leopard Attacking a Bull, Extended Through May 1, 2005
European Bronzes from the Quentin Collection, September 28, 2004 through January 2, 2005
bronze sculpture of lion biting a horse
Animals in Combat: Giovanni Francesco Susini's Lion Attacking a HorseFebruary 15, 2005 to May 1, 2005

This installation celebrated Walter A. and Vera Eberstadt's notable gift of Giovanni Francesco Susini's Lion Attacking a Horse and Leopard Attacking a Bull to The Frick Collection in 2002.

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Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Fitzwilliam Museum, CambridgeFebruary 15, 2005 to April 24, 2005

The Fitzwilliam Museum's collection of Renaissance and Baroque bronzes is one of the finest in Great Britain. Beginning February 15, The Frick Collection presented thirty-six of the Fitzwilliam's bronzes, many of which have never before been seen in America. Dating from the turn of the sixteenth century to the early years of the eighteenth century — the period that saw the flowering of the bronze statuette as an independent art form — the sculptures are remarkable for their beauty and refinement.

cover of the catalogue for the exhibition European Bronzes from the Quentin Collection with a close-up of a bronze sculpture of a man with curly hair and beard

European Bronzes from the Quentin Collection

September 28, 2004 to January 2, 2005

Created to delight and engage their audiences over countless viewings, bronze statuettes enjoyed immense popularity with rulers and the wealthy educated classes who collected them between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. The Frick Collection was pleased to have, as its special fall exhibition, European Bronzes from the Quentin Collection, the first public presentation of a distinguished, little-known private collection devoted to the art of these small- and medium-scale sculptures.

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