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The Frick Art Reference Library's book and photograph collections relate mainly to paintings, drawings, sculpture, and prints from the fourth to the mid-twentieth centuries by European and American artists. Known internationally for its rich holdings of auction and exhibition catalogs, the Library is a leading site for collecting and provenance research. Archival materials and special collections augment the research collections with documents pertaining to the history of collecting art and of Henry Clay Frick's collecting in particular.

The Frick Art Reference Library is a founding member of the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC). NYARC is a collaborative program of the Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Modern Art.


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1953 À l'Étoile scéllée (Gallery)
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Checklist of an exhibition held at À l'Étoile scéllée, Paris
Topics: Drawing, French -- 20th century -- Exhibitions, Watercolor painting, French -- 20th century --...
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Catalog of an exhibition held at Klub zavoda Kauchuk , Moscow, in 1937. At head of title: Gorodskoi komitet khudozhnikov knigi i grafikov. Direktsiia kluba Kauchuk .
Topics: Shitikov, V. D., 1874-1957 -- Exhibitions, Watercolor painting, Russian -- 20th century --...
Catalog of an exhibition held in Moscow in 1937. Khudozhestvennyi salon Moskulttorga--Cover.
Topics: Radimov, Pavel, 1887-1967 -- Exhibitions, Radimova, Tatiana Pavlovna, 1916-2000 -- Exhibitions,...
Catalog of an exhibition held at the exhibition hall of Vsekokhudozhnik, Kuznetskii most, 11, Moscow, June 25 - July 30, 1937 Exhibition dates from Maslovka website, viewed March 7, 2017 Contains a listing of 436 works of art by 245 painters At head of title: Vsesoiuznyi komitet po delam iskusstv. Moskovskii soiuz sovetskikh khudozhnikov Vystavka v zalakh Vsekokhudozhnika , Kuznetskii most, 11, iiul 1937 g. --Title page verso
Topics: Moskovskii soiuz sovetskikh khudozhnikov -- Exhibitions, Painting, Russian -- Russia (Federation)...
Introductory essay signed Volodymyr Zalozetskyi. At head of title: Natsionalnyi muzei u Lvovi. Cover title. Frick: Booklet inserted describing the exhibition jury's process of selecting works for the exhibition, as well as the history of the exhibition of contemporary Ukrainian painting from 1905-1935 and the activities of the Soiuz Prykhylnykiv Natsionalnoho Muzeiu u Lvovi (Association of Friends of the National Museum in Lviv) : Retrospektyvna vystava ukraïnskoho mystetstva za ostanni...
Topics: Painting, Ukrainian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions, Painting, Ukrainian
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Checklist of an exhibition held at Gosudarstvennyi muzei izobrazitelnykh iskusstv, Moscow, with an opening date of June 1, 1935. Exhibition information from Maslovka.org WWW site, viewed April 26, 2018. Printed on a continuous sheet folded accordion-style. At head of title: NARKOMPROS R.S.F.S.R.
Topics: Painting, Russian -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- 20th century -- Exhibitions, Painting, Soviet...
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1931
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Catalog of an exhibition held Nov. 30-Dec. 19, 1931
Topics: Impressionism (Art) -- France -- Exhibitions, Landscape painting, French -- Exhibitions
Catalog of an exhibition held Feb. 3-15, 1930
Topics: Ivins, Florence Wyman -- Exhibitions, Watercolor painting, American -- Exhibitions
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1930 Gushchin, A. S. (Aleksandr Sergeevich), author
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Published for an exhibition held at Gosudarstvennyi russkii muzei, Leningrad, in 1930. At head of title: Gosudarstvennyi russkii muzei, Khudozhestvennyi otdel. Includes bibliographical references.
Topics: Lacquer and lacquering -- Russia (Federation) -- Palekh -- Exhibitions, Miniature painting, Russian...
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Catalog of an exhibition held June 23-28, 1930
Topics: New York (N.Y.) -- In art -- Exhibitions, Roters, Carl, 1898-1989 -- Exhibitions, Watercolor...
Cover title: Sixteen masterpieces Exhibition never took place although the catalog was printed
Topics: Portraits -- Exhibitions, Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788. Lt. Colonel Nugent, Raeburn, Henry, Sir,...
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1929
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Catalog of an exhibition held Mar. 11-23, 1929
Topics: Le Sidaner, Henri, 1862-1939 -- Exhibitions, Painting, French -- Exhibitions
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1929 Itagaki, Takao, 1894-1966, author
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-158). Forms part of the Makino Mamoru Collection on the History of East Asian Film.
Topics: Painting -- France -- History, Painting, Modern, Painting, Painting, Modern, France
Catalog of an exhibition held Jan. 7-12, 1929
Topics: Portrait painting -- Exhibitions, Orloff-Davidoff, Theda -- Exhibitions
Topic: Painting, British -- Washington (D.C.) -- Exhibitions
Leningradskaia 17 zd. SAGU Vostfak . Catalog of an exhibition held at Sredne-Aziatskii gosudarstvennyi universitet, Vostochnyi fakultet in Tashkent in 1928. Artists: Burtsev E.G., Bure L.L., Volkov A.N., Gerasimov N.M., Grintsevich A.P., Zhirnov P.F., Kazakov I.S., Karakhan N.G., Karlov G.N., Lebedev L.N., Shkolaev A.V., Novikov M.E., Reves L., Chernyshov K.N., IAkovlev N., IAnkin K.I.
Topics: Assotsiatsiia khudozhnikov revoliutsionnoi Rossii -- Exhibitions, Painting, Soviet -- Exhibitions,...
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1928 Heysen, Hans, Sir, 1877-1968, artist
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Checklist of the exhibition held 14 - 30 June 1928 at Grosvenor Galleries, Sydney Introductory statement by Lionel Lindsay, taken from Art in Australia, June 1928
Topics: Flinders Range (S.A.) -- In art -- Exhibitions, Heysen, Hans, Sir, 1877-1968 -- Exhibitions,...
Cover title. Published to accompany an exhibition held at Eddy's Art Studio, Brussels, March 10-28, 1928. Essay by Camille Mauclair.
Topic: Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions
Topic: Painting, French -- Exhibitions
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Topics: Painting, Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002251926.pdf
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Topics: Macbeth Gallery, Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002262246.pdf
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1927 Lotos Club (New York, N.Y.)
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Catalog of an exhibition held Jan. 29-Feb. 20, 1927
Topic: Painting, Italian
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002252916.pdf
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Catalog of an exhibition held Oct. 18-30, 1926
Topics: Ménard, E. René (Emile René), 1862-1930 -- Exhibitions, Landscape painting, French -- Exhibitions
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1926 Obshchestvo khudozhnikov Tsekh Zhivopistsev, organizer
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Cover title. Introductory essay signed by N. IA. Catalog of an exhibition held at Dom prosveshcheniia, Leontevskii pereulok, Moscow, with an opening date of December 19, 1926. Contains a listing of 135 exhibited works by 16 artists. Exhibition information from Artinvestment.ru WWW site, viewed on February 7, 2019.
Topics: Painting, Russian -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- 20th century -- Exhibitions, Obshchestvo...
Catalog of an exhibition held Oct. 19031, 1925
Topics: László, Fülöp, 1869-1937 -- Exhibitions, Painting, Hungarian -- New York (State) -- New York --...
Exhibition held at the New Society of American Artists, New York
Topics: Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions, Sculpture, American -- New York...
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Topics: Grand Central Art Galleries, Art, American, Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002277921.pdf
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Catalog of an exhibition held Dec. 4-16, 1922
Topic: Painting, French
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1922 Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930; Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942; Kingore Gallery
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Catalog of an exhibition held Mar. 21-Apr. 21, 1922
Topics: Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, Mural painting and decoration, American, Painting, American,...
Catalog of an exhibition held in 1922
Topic: Painting, French
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Catalog of an exhibition held Mar. 7-25, 1922
Topic: Portrait painting
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Catalog of an exhibition held Jan. 16-28, 1922
Topics: László, Fülöp, 1869-1937 -- Exhibitions, Painting, Hungarian -- New York (State) -- New York --...
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Topics: Bronzes, Painting
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Topic: Painting
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Catalog of an exhibition held Nov. 15-Dec. 2, 1922
Topics: Painting, British, Painting, French
Catalog of an exhibition held at C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York, Dec. 3-31, 1921
Topics: Painting, American, Painting, American, Bronze sculpture, American, Bronze sculpture, American
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Catalog of an exhibition held Apr. 4-16, 1921
Topics: László, Fülöp, 1869-1937 -- Exhibitions, Painting, Hungarian -- New York (State) -- New York --...
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Catalog of an exhibition held Dec. 8-12, 1921
Topics: Clarke, Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict), 1848-1931, Quidor, John, 1801-1881, Portrait painting,...
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002251439.pdf
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1921 Carrington, James Beebee, 1852-1929; Salmagundi Club
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Topics: Murphy, John Francis, 1853-1921, Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002255802.pdf
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Topics: Beskow, Axel, Painting, Art, Art
On cover: ULC art exhibition, November 1921
Topics: Clarke, Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict), 1848-1931, Vanderlyn, Pieter, ca. 1687-1778, Portrait...
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002278671.pdf
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Topic: Portrait painting, American
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1920 Babcock Galleries
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Topics: Painting, American, Indians of North America
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Topics: Painting, Modern, Painting, Modern, Bronze sculpture, Bronze sculpture
 
Topics: Painting, Dutch -- Exhibitions, Painting, Dutch -- Netherlands -- Hague -- Exhibitions
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Catalog of an exhibition held Feb. 15-?, 1919
Topics: Painting, Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002256040.pdf
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Topics: Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828, Portrait painting, American, Portrait painting, American, Portraits,...
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1918 Murphy, John Francis, 1853-1921; Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925; Walker, Horatio, 1858-1938; Wyant, A. H. (Alexander Helwig), 1836-1892; John Levy Galleries
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Topics: Murphy, John Francis, 1853-1921, Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925, Walker, Horatio, 1858-1938,...
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1918 Gallop, Herbert R. (Herbert Reginald), 1890-1958, artist
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Checklist of the exhibition held at the Royal Art Society, Sydney, from 5 August - 16 August [1918?]
Topics: Gallop, Herbert R. (Herbert Reginald), 1890-1958 -- Exhibitions, Painting, Australian -- 20th...
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1918 Murphy, John Francis, 1853-1921; Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925; Walker, Horatio, 1858-1938; Wyant, A. H. (Alexander Helwig), 1836-1892; John Levy Galleries
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Catalog of an exhibition starting Feb. 9, 1918
Topics: Murphy, John Francis, 1853-1921, Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925, Walker, Horatio, 1858-1938,...
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Topics: Painting, American, Flowers in art, Gardens in art
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Catalog of an exhibition held Apr. 17-May 5, 1917
Topic: Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002281576.pdf
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Catalog of an exhibition held Dec. 12-30, 1916
Topic: Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002257188.pdf
Cover title. Catalog of an exhibition.
Topics: Painting -- Ukraine -- Kiev -- Exhibitions, Painting, Ukrainian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions
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Cover title. Checklist of an exhibition held in Moscow in 1916. Moskva, B. Nikitskaia, d. No. 5. Kursy M.K. Priorova. Telefon 4-37-14. --Page 2 of cover.
Topics: Peredvizhniki (Society) -- Exhibitions, Realism in art -- Exhibitions, Painting, Russian -- 20th...
Catalog of an exhibition held Apr. 25-May 13, 1916
Topic: Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002278259.pdf
Catalog of an exhibition held Apr. 4-22, 1916
Topics: Crotti, Jean, 1907-, Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968, Gleizes, Albert, 1881-1953, Metzinger, Jean,...
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002256933.pdf
Cover title. Catalog of an exhibition held in Moscow in 1916.
Topic: Painting, Russian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions
 
Topics: Peredvizhniki (Society) -- Exhibitions, Realism in art -- Exhibitions, Painting, Russian -- 20th...
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Topic: Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002257485.pdf
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Topics: Duchamp-Villon, Raymond, 1876-1918, Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919, Painting, French
Catalog of an exhibition held Dec. 13-24, 1915
Topics: Painting, Flemish -- England -- London -- Exhibitions, Sculpture, Flemish -- England -- London --...
Printed on one side of leaf only
Topic: Painting, British
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Topics: Hals, Frans, 1584-1666, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, Hobbema, Meindert, 1638-1709,...
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Exhibitions held at the Glleries of M. Knoedler & Co. in 1913 and 1914, the Carnegie Institute in 1914 and at the Galleries of the American Fine Arts Society, 1915-1922 Beginning with the 3rd annual exhibition, 1914, the exhibition circulated. Called circuit exhibition, 1915 Description based on: 1914 Title varies Frick: Duplicate copy of 1915 exhibition bound with: New York (City). New York Water Color Club annual exhibition, 1915
Topics: National Association of Portrait Painters -- Exhibitions -- Periodicals, Portraits, American --...
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Catalog of an exhibition held Oct.-Nov., 1913
Topics: Humphreys, Alexander Crombie, 1851-1927, Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002255091.pdf
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1913 Bode, Wilhelm von, 1845-1929; Ridder, August de, 1837-1911; Virgin, Harry; F. Kleinberger Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
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Cover title: Catalogue of the A. de Ridder Collection
Topics: Ridder, August de, 1837-1911, Painting, Painting, Dutch, Painting, Flemish
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1913 National Association of Portrait Painters; M. Knoedler & Co; American Fine Arts Society. Galleries; Carnegie Institute
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Exhibitions held at the Glleries of M. Knoedler & Co. in 1913 and 1914, the Carnegie Institute in 1914 and at the Galleries of the American Fine Arts Society, 1915-1922
Topics: National Association of Portrait Painters, Portraits, American, Portrait painting
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1913 National Association of Portrait Painters; M. Knoedler & Co; American Fine Arts Society. Galleries; Carnegie Institute
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Exhibitions held at the Glleries of M. Knoedler & Co. in 1913 and 1914, the Carnegie Institute in 1914 and at the Galleries of the American Fine Arts Society, 1915-1922
Topics: National Association of Portrait Painters, Portraits, American, Portrait painting
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Topic: Painting, American
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Exhibitions held at the Glleries of M. Knoedler & Co. in 1913 and 1914, the Carnegie Institute in 1914 and at the Galleries of the American Fine Arts Society, 1915-1922 Beginning with the 3rd annual exhibition, 1914, the exhibition circulated. Called circuit exhibition, 1915 Description based on: 1914 Title varies Frick: Duplicate copy of 1915 exhibition bound with: New York (City). New York Water Color Club annual exhibition, 1915
Topics: National Association of Portrait Painters -- Exhibitions -- Periodicals, Portraits, American --...
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1913 National Association of Portrait Painters; M. Knoedler & Co; American Fine Arts Society. Galleries; Carnegie Institute
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Exhibitions held at the Glleries of M. Knoedler & Co. in 1913 and 1914, the Carnegie Institute in 1914 and at the Galleries of the American Fine Arts Society, 1915-1922
Topics: National Association of Portrait Painters, Portraits, American, Portrait painting
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Topics: Painting, Russian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions, Uchilishche zhivopisi, vaianiia i zodchestva --...
"The exhibition opens Monday, February 5th, 1912."
Topic: Painting, European
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1912 Baily, James Thomas Herbert, 1865-1914; New Allom Galleries
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Exhibition catalog
Topic: Painting