Our Complete range of products are Limoges Enamels at The Frick Collection, Decorative Mugs adapted from The Four Seasons, The Pursuit of Immortality, Watteaus Soldiers and Girl with a Pearl Earring.
Limoges Enamels at The Frick Collection Limoges enamels, one of the most distinctive art forms of the French Renaissance, have long been of interest to connoisseurs. This stunning handbook of Henry Clay Frick's important collection reflects the jewel-like character of the objects it describes. Entries for each object, illustrated with new photography, and a glossary of terms reveal the intricacies of the collection, which itself constitutes a comprehensive survey of painted enamels at an outstanding level of quality. Authors: Ian Wardropper with Julia Day Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with D Giles Limited Hardcover, 7 18 x 7 18 in., 80 pages, 75 color illustrations
Decorative Mugs adapted from The Four Seasons Boucher painted The Four Seasons series for Madame de Pompadour, Mistress of Louis XV. The panels were probably designed as overdoors for one of her residences and were purchased by Henry Clay Frick in 1916. 3 12 x 3 12 in.
The Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals Browse Sample Pages (link is external) This catalogue, published to accompany an exhibition of the same name, includes highlights from the Scher Collection, arguably the world’s most comprehensive and significant private collection of portrait medals. The collection, part gift and promised gift to the Frick, dates from the fifteenth through the nineteenth century and comprises extraordinary examples from Italy, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and England. An essay by Aimee Ng traces the development of the art of the medal, providing an elegant and concise introduction to the topic. Author: Aimee Ng Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with D Giles Limited Hardcover, 7 ⅛ × 7⅛ in., 64 pages, 40 color illustrations
Watteau's Soldiers Featuring a complete catalogue of all Watteau works related to military subjects, as well as an extended essay by curator Aaron Wile, Watteau’s Soldiers was published in conjuction with the first exhibition devoted solely to the artist’s military works. Illustrated with beautiful color images, it introduces Watteau’s engagement with military life to a larger audience while offering a fresh perspective on the subject. Awarded best essay by the Association of Art Museum Curators. Author: Aaron Wile Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with D Giles Limited 8 14 x 10 12 in., 112 pp., 97 color illustrations
Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis This catalogue was published in conjuction with the highly popular exhibition Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis. Authors: Edited by Lea Van Der Vine with contributions by Quentin Buvelot, Emilie Gordenker, Petria Noble, and Lynn Federle Orr Publisher: Prestel Publishing Hardcover, 9 12 x 10 12 in., 144 pages, 110 color illustrations
Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action This catalogue, published to accompany an exhibition co-organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum and The Frick Collection, illuminates Andrea del Sarto's dazzling inventiveness and creative process, presenting fifty core drawings on paper together with a handful of paintings. This is the first publication to explore Andrea’s working practice through a close examination of his drawings across major collections; the depth and breadth of its research make an important contribution to the study of the artist and Florentine Renaissance workshop methods. Author(s): Julian Brooks, Denise Allen, and Xavier F. Salomon Publisher: Getty Publications Hardcover, 9 12 x 11 34 in., 264 pages, 123 color and 9 black-and-white illustrations
Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture Browse Sample Pages (link is external) This landmark volume is a comprehensive survey of the portrait drawings, paintings, and prints of Anthony van Dyck, one of the most celebrated portraitists of all time. His supremely elegant style and ability to convey a sense of the sitter’s inner life made him a favored portraitist among high-ranking figures and royalty across Europe, as well as among his fellow artists and art enthusiasts. Showcasing the full range of Van Dyck’s fascinating career with more than 100 works, the catalogue, published to accompany a major exhibition, explores the artist’s versatility, inventiveness, and influential approach to portraiture. With insightful contributions by a team of international scholars, it offers a compelling case for the distinctiveness and importance of the artist’s work. "The catalogue entries are exemplary." —Jonathan Brown, The Art Newspaper Author(s): Stijn Alsteens and Adam Eaker with contributions by An Van Camp, Xavier F. Salomon, and Bert Watteeuw Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with Yale University Press Hard and softcover, 9 ½ x 11 in., 320 pp., 278 color illustrations
The Frick Collection: Director's Choice Browse Sample Pages (link is external) In this personal and engaging guide, Ian Wardropper selects the works that most inspire him from among masterpieces by artists such as Bellini, Constable Fragonard, Goya, El Greco, Ingres, Rembrandt, Vermeer and Whistler, as well as superb examples of French eighteenth-century furniture, Italian Renaissance bronzes and Limoges enamels. Author: Ian Wardropper Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with Scala Publishers, Inc. Softcover, 6 ½ x 7 ½ in, 80 pages, 37 color illustrations
Building The Frick Collection: An Introduction to the House and Its Collections This book, which presents the history of Henry Clay Frick’s New York City residence, is part architectural study, part family biography, and part institutional record. It focuses on the Fifth Avenue mansion that today serves as the museum’s remarkable setting, a topic of longstanding interest to the general public, visitors to the museum, and scholars alike. Press Release Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with Scala Arts Publishers, Inc.
The Frick Collection Decorative Arts Handbook Browse Sample Pages (link is external) Browse Sample Pages (French Edition) (link is external) The unique and internationally celebrated atmosphere of The Frick Collection has as much to do with its decorative arts as with its iconic old master paintings. This handbook — the first devoted to the decorative arts in the Frick’s permanent collection, from rare Limoges enamels and Sèvres porcelain to French eighteenth-century furniture and extraordinary clocks and watches — provides a valuable introduction to this area. Author: Charlotte Vignon Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with Scala Publishers, Inc. Softcover, 6 ½ x 9 in., 160 pages, 188 color illustrations
Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery Published to accompany the exhibition Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery, on view at The Frick Collection, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and the Kimbell Art Museum. Authors: Curators of the Scottish National Gallery Publisher: National Galleries of Scotland Hardcover, 9 x 11 in., 72 pages, 53 color illustrations
Leighton’s Flaming June A masterpiece of British painting, Frederic Leighton’s dazzling Flaming June from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico is a response to one of the most famously erotic images of the Renaissance, Leda and the Swan by Michelangelo. Leighton was a proponent of “art for art’s sake, ” and Flaming June demonstrates his dedication to this nineteenth-century pursuit of beauty shared by most of the radical artists of his generation. In this book, published in conjunction with an exhibition, Pablo Pérez d’Ors’s discussion of the painting’s fascinating history and interpretation is complemented by Susan Grace Galassi’s exploration of the evolution of this celebrated work through its preparatory stages. Authors: Susan Grace Galassi and Pablo Pérez d’Ors Publisher: The Frick Collection Softcover, 6 34 x 10 14 in., 56 pages, 27 color illustrations
Fragonard’s Progress of Love at The Frick Collection An invaluable and engaging resource on the sequence and meaning of the panels in the series, the book explores the history of Fragonard's Progress of Love from its conception in France to its rediscovery by two great American collectors more than one hundred years later, and tells the story of how the group of canvases found a permanent home in the New York mansion of Henry Clay Frick. The volume offers a window into the complex world of art and architectural tastemakers and patrons in eighteenth-century France, as well as the history of collecting in Europe and America during the two centuries that followed. Rich illustrations include color images of the masterpiece as well as archival and contemporary views of the rooms that Fragonard's series has occupied, plus plans, original sketches, and comparative images. Author: Colin B. Bailey Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with D Giles Limited 192 pages, 135 color illustrations
The Frick Collection Handbook of Paintings The Handbook of Paintings, now in its ninth printing, is a comprehensive guide to the paintings of The Frick Collection. Established by Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919), who on his death bequeathed his dazzling New York residence and outstanding artworks to the public, the collection is perhaps best known for its remarkable paintings from the fourteenth through nineteenth century, among them masterpieces by Bellini, Fragonard, Gainsborough, Holbein, Rembrandt, Titian, Turner, Vermeer, and Veronese. Revised 2016 Edition Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with Scala Publishers, Inc. Softcover, 168 pages, 164 color illustrations
Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court Browse Sample Pages (link is external) Published in conjunction with a major exhibition, this is the first English-language monograph on Pierre Gouthière (1732–1813), as well as the first comprehensive study of his work since 1986. Included are essays on Gouthière’s life and work, a reevaluation of his style in the context of the development of Neoclassicism, and an exploration of his relationship with François-Joseph Bélanger, Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, Louis-Simon Boizot, and other great architects and sculptors of the period. A section of the catalogue is also devoted to the results of the technical study. “splendidly produced publication” —Reinier Baarseb, The Burlington Magazine (Feb. 2017) Authors: Christian Baulez and Charlotte Vignon with contributions by Anne Forray-Carlier, Joseph Godla, Helen Jacobsen, Luisa Penalva, and Emmanuel Sarméo Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with D Giles Limited Hardcover, 408 pages, 9 ½ x 11 in., 322 color illustrations Free Domestic Shipping Shipping fee for the Gouthière catalogue will be deducted when credit card is charged
The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain, 1710-50 Catalogue accompanying the The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain, 1710–50, an exhibition organized for The Frick Collection by Director Anne L. Poulet and Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, guest curator, on view at The Frick Collection from March 25 to June 29, 2008 Author(s): Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, Sebastian Kuhn, and Heike Biedermann Introduction by Henry Arnhold The Frick Collection, New York, in association with D Giles Ltd., London Hardcover, 800 pages, color illustrations