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  1. JMW Turner and the Love of Art

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    David H. Solkin discusses JMW Turner's work and love of art. David H. Solkin is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of the History of Art and Dean and Deputy Director at The Courtauld Institute of…

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    • Anne Distel: Renoir and the Woman of Paris

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      In characterizing Renoir’s art, Cézanne once said that his old friend had “painted the woman of Paris.” Cézanne’s insight provides the point of departure for…

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      • Gloria Groom: Fashioning the Mistress

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        In this engaging lecture, Gloria Groom explores the role of Renior’s mistress, Lise Tréhot, in fashioning his artistic career. Between 1866 and 1872 Renoir featured Tréhot in more…

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        • Matthew Hargraves: Charles Ryskamp - A Life in Arts and Letters

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          Charles Ryskamp (1928–2010) served as the Director of The Frick Collection from 1987 to 1997. Under his leadership the Frick underwent a profound evolution and embarked on a new era of growth…

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          • Colin B. Bailey: Renoir’s Wall Power

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            Renoir’s Wall Power: Painting Large as an Impressionist, by Colin B. Bailey. Between 1874 and 1885 Renoir—unlike other Impressionists—produced large-scale works in both full-length…

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            • Aileen Ribeiro: Renoir and the Democracy of Fashion

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              The great impressionist Renoir was at the heart of the democracy of fashion in the 1870s and 1880s. The period after the fall of the Second Empire in France saw huge developments in the fashion industry,…

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              • Edmund de Waal: "Start Again: Collections and Memory"

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                October 3, 2013 The Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection celebrates the inauguration of its Fellows Program with a lecture 'Start Again: Collections and Memory'…

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                • Landscapes of Piero della Francesca

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                  Summary The landscapes in Piero's paintings, particularly his Baptism of Christ (The National Gallery, London), are often thought to recall the area around his hometown of Borgo San Sepolcro.…

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                  • Piero della Francesca: From Borgo San Sepolcro to the East Coast

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                    During a career spanning nearly sixty years Piero della Francesca worked in almost every major center across the Italian peninsula, although nowhere did he accept more commissions than in Borgo San…

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                    • Carol Togneri Lecture at The Frick Collection: Norton Winfred Simon and the Formation of His Collection

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                      On the occasion of the Frick’s special exhibition of five Old Master paintings from the Norton Simon Museum, Carol Togneri focused on Simon’s acquisitive habits, his wide-ranging tastes…

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                      • Claudia Kryza-Gersch: Antico- A Pioneer of Renaissance Sculpture

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                        This lecture will explore Antico’s pioneering role in establishing the bronze statuette as a new Renaissance genre; his innovative exploration of the classical bust and the female nude; and…

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                        • Claudia Kryza-Gersch: "Why Multiplicity? On the Production of Small Bronzes in the Italian Renaissance"

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                          At the end of the sixteenth century Giambologna dominated the art of the small bronze, and his statuettes were highly prized by rulers and sophisticated collectors across Europe. In principle, the…

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