A Showcase of Greats from El Greco to Goya
The Frick Collection includes renowned paintings by revered and important European artists such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Thomas Gainsborough, Titian and Francisco Goya. Art lovers can take in incredible works such as Italian Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini’s St. Francis in Ecstasy, Piero della Francesca's St. John the Evangelist and Diego Velázquez's portrait of King Philip IV. An entire room is dedicated to French painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s sensual, sweeping series of large wall paintings The Progress of Love. Masters like El Greco, Degas and Johannes Vermeer, whose painting Mistress and Maid is the last one purchased by Frick, are just some of the artists whose works are showcased in the Frick Collection.
In addition to the stunning paintings by some of the world’s greatest artists, the Frick Collection’s permanent collection of artwork also features important sculptures (including a collection of world-renowned small bronzes) 18 th century fine French furniture, works on paper, carpets, porcelains, enamels, clocks, textiles and other fine quality pieces.
Special temporary exhibitions take place each year at the Frick Collection, showcasing additional works to the museum’s permanent collection. Visitors can search the database of the museum’s permanent pieces at collections.frick.org, which also provides weekly updated information on which artwork is currently on display, as not all pieces are on view all the time.