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Building the Frick Collection an introduction to the house and its collections by Colin B. Bailey

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Published by Scala, Frick Collection in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Frick, Henry Clay, -- 1849-1919.,
  • Frick Collection.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementColin B. Bailey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN620.F6 B355 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18585035M
ISBN 109781857593815

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  This was the Lenox Library, a rare book and manuscript collection founded by philanthropist James Lenox and housed on the block of Fifth Avenue between 70th and 71st streets in a building designed Author: James Nevius. Inside Henry Clay Frick’s opulent home with it’s private gardens and interior courtyard discover incredible paintings and fine furniture spread out through 6 galleries. For comic book fans, The Frick Collection building was the inspiration for the Avenger’s Mansion. As part of the s project, Pope replaced a small building constructed in to house the art book collection of Mr. Frick’s daughter Helen Clay Frick with a seven-story-high library, today’s esteemed Frick Art Reference Library, which ranks among the world’s leading public art history research centers. New York City, NY What is Certificate of Excellence? Tripadvisor gives a Certificate of Excellence to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers. Henry Frick once resided in this 18th-century French-style mansion; now its the home of his impressive art collection, which includes /5(K).