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

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

New York ; London: Frick Collection in association with Scala, 2006. 1st Edition. Fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #346697
ISBN: 0912114304

Physical description: 128 pages: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Summary: A history of the building at 1 East 70th Street, New York, that served as the home of Henry Clay Frick and his family, and later became the museum known as the Frick Collection. Treats the design, erection and decoration of the Frick home (1912-1915), its conversion to museum (1932-1935) and its expansion to current form (1973-1977). The book, containing 117 illustrations, also discusses successive adjacent buildings housing the Frick Art Reference Library. Subjects: Frick, Henry Clay 1849-1919.
Frick, Henry Clay 1849-1919 Art collections. Museums Collection management.

Price: €12.95

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