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Ante-Room

Current Exhibition: Elective Affinities: Edmund de Waal at The Frick Collection
May 30, 2019 to November 17, 2019


The Octagon Room and the adjacent Anteroom were created during the mansion’s transformation into a museum in the 1930s on the site of the Butler’s Pantry.

Archival Photographs

  • archival photo of unfurnished room with window and wood parquet floors, circa 1935

    Boucher Ante-Room under construction, 1935.

  • photo of couch and two paintings between doorways, circa 1963

    Boucher Ante-Room, east wall, 1963

  • photo of room with chandelier chairs, paintings tables and ornate wall paper, circa 1965

    Boucher Ante-Room, 1965