All posts tagged “The Frick Collection

Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court at The Frick Collection, November 16, 2016 – February 19, 2017

“Pierre Gouthière (1732–1813) was one of the greatest French artists of the eighteenth century. A master chaser-gilder, he created opulent objets d’art that were coveted by the wealthiest and most important figures of pre-revolutionary France, including Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Louis XV’s mistress Madame Du… Read More

Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection at The Frick Collection, through April 2, 2017

“A year-long exhibition exploring the complex history of making, collecting, and displaying porcelain. Included are about 100 pieces produced by the renowned Royal Meissen manufactory, which led the ceramic industry in Europe, both scientifically and artistically, during the early to mid-eighteenth century. Most of the… Read More