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Exhibition Detail
Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021


October 2nd, 2012 - January 27th, 2013
 
 Helena Fourment, Peter Paul RubensPeter Paul Rubens, Helena Fourment,
c. 1630, black, red, and white chalk and pen and ink, 24 x 21 1/2 inches
© Courtesy of The Courtauld Gallery
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In keeping with its tradition of exhibiting masterworks from collections outside of New York, the Frick will present fifty-eight drawings from The Courtauld Gallery, London. This exhibition marks the first time that so many of the principal drawings in The Courtauld's renowned collection — one of Britain's most important — have been made available for loan. The prized sheets represent a survey of the extraordinary draftsmanship of Italian, Dutch, Flemish, German, Spanish, British, and French artists active between the late Middle Ages and the early twentieth century. The survey features works executed in a range of drawing techniques and styles and for a variety of purposes, including preliminary sketches, practice studies, aide-mémoires, designs for other artworks, and finished pictures meant to be appreciated as independent works of art. Among the artists in the Frick's exhibition will be Andrea Mantegna, Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Peter Paul Rubens, Jusepe de Ribera, Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Charles-Joseph Natoire, Thomas Gainsborough, Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Théodore Géricault, Edgar Degas, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Georges Seurat, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.

The exhibition is organized by Colin B. Bailey, the Frick's Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, and Stephanie Buck, Martin Halusa Curator of Drawings at The Courtauld Gallery. The show, which is accompanied by a scholarly catalogue, opened first at The Courtauld Gallery and ran from June 14 to September 9, 2012. It travels to New York this October and will be a highlight of the Frick's fall exhibition program.


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