Manhattan Cultural Events: Works on Paper-The Frick Collection

Works on Paper from the Frick Collection include 31 liberal drawings from various renowned masters of arts. This installation includes works by the famous Greuze, Gainsborough, Goya, Ingres, Corot, Pisanello, Altdorfer, Rubens, Claude, Rembrandt, and Whistler. This influential collection includes three engravings created by Van Dyck, some of the most sought after drypoints and inscriptions from Rembrandt.and over a dozen of the arresting Etchings of Paris created by Meryon. Some of the additional inspiring works include twelve prints from Whistler such as the First Venice installation and a dozen reproduced English portraits from the eighteenth-century.

You will have to visit the Frick Collection for yourself in order to truly understand the magnificence and the placidity displayed in the timeless works. The Frick Collection continues to inspire deponents that gather from all parts of world to witness this collection of unsurpassed pieces. The Frick Collection is located in in a Manhattan palace which was constructed by none other than Henry Clay Frick. Henry Frick was well known as one of America’s most efficacious steel entrepreneurs and now his estate is home to many impressive Western sculptures, paintings, and many other lavish artwork presented in a pellucid manner.

This mansion and the timeless artwork within are a constant display of some of the most exquisite collections in the world.  The Fragonard Room of the Frick Collection was given its name for the grandiose paintings of The Progress of Love and is decorated with rare eighteenth-century French furniture. The Living Hall is decked with beautiful pieces by Titian, El Greco, Bellini, and Holbein which assist in creating the austere aura that many Manhattan collectors and visitors have grown to love. The Library is studded with porcelain vases from China and full of Italian bronzes that lead to the West Gallery. The West gallery is decorated with renowned installations from leading artists such as Constable, Ruisdael, Corot, Rembrandt and Velázquez.

The last painting acquired by Frick was the “Mistress and Maid”, by Vermeer and the Frick Collection is home to the only grand painting by Piero della Francesca, “St. John the Evangelist”.

The Works on Paper of the Frick Collection is full of rare and radiant masterpieces that must be seen to truly understand the grace of Mr Frick’s collection. In addition to the works on paper you can expect to experience captivating paintings, sculptures, furniture, porcelain, enamels, textiles, clocks, silver and gilt bronzes.

Venue: Frick Collection
(212) 288-0700
1 E. 70th Street,
New York, NY 10021-4967

Cost and Show times

Show times are daily at 10:00 A.M.

  • $18 – Adults
  • $15 – Seniors (62 and over)
  • $10 – Students with ID
  • Sundays pay as you wish 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Members always free
  • The price of admission includes the ArtPhone audio guide.
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