The Frick at 75

Curators Pablo Perez d’Ors and Jonathan Brown discuss two exhibitions at the Frick Collection: "The King at War: Velazquez’s Portrait of Philip IV" (on view through January 23, 2011) and "The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya" (on view through January 9, 2011), and we’ll talk about the Frick’s 75th anniversary.

<em>The Recapture of Bahia in Brazil, c. 1635</em>
The Recapture of Bahia in Brazil, c. 1635

Juan Bautista Maíno (1581–1649) 
Oil on canvas 
121 5/8 x 150 inches  
Museo del Prado, Madrid
Photo by: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY 

( Courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York )
<em>King Philip IV of Spain, 1644</em>
King Philip IV of Spain, 1644

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660) 
Oil on canvas 
51 ⅛ x 39 ⅛ inches 
Photo: Michael Bodycomb 

( Courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York )
<em>King Philip IV of Spain, 1644 (detail)</em>
King Philip IV of Spain, 1644 (detail)

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660) 
Oil on canvas 
51 ⅛ x 39 ⅛ inches 
Photo: Michael Bodycomb 

( Courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York )
<em>Pobre e gnuda bai filosofia (Poor and Bare Goes Philosophy)</em>
Pobre e gnuda bai filosofia (Poor and Bare Goes Philosophy)

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828) 
(Album E. 28), c. 1816–17 
Brush and ink  
10 ½ x 7 1/4 inches  
Collection Michael and Judy Steinhardt, New York 

( Courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York )
<em>Regozijo (Mirth)</em>
Regozijo (Mirth)

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828) 
(Album D. 4), c. 1816–20  
Brush and ink and wash and chalk 
9 3/8 x 5 13/16 inches

( Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York/The Frick Collection, New York )
<em>Peasant Carrying a Woman</em>
Peasant Carrying a Woman

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828)  
(Album F. 72), c. 1812–20 
Brush and ink and wash  
8 1/16 x 5 5/8 inches

( Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York/The Frick Collection, New York. )
<em>Head of a Man with Little Figures on His Head, c. 1630</em>
Head of a Man with Little Figures on His Head, c. 1630

Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652) 
Pen and ink with wash over some chalk  
6 11/16 x 4 1/16 inches  
Philadelphia Museum of Art: The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, 
acquired from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with funds 
contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman and the Edgar Viguers 
Seller Fund (by exchange), 1984 

( Courtesy of The Frick Collection. New York )
<em>Studies of a Head in Profile, c. 1622</em>
Studies of a Head in Profile, c. 1622

Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652) 
Chalk 
9 13/16 x 8 1/8 inches  
Princeton University Art Museum  
Museum purchase, Laura P. Hall Memorial Fund and Fowler 
McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund (2002-97) 

( Courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York. )
<em>Four Heads of Men, c. 1660</em>
Four Heads of Men, c. 1660

Antonio Castillo y Saavedra (1616–1668) 
Pen and ink 
8 5/16 x 6 inches   
Private collection, New York; promised gift to The Hispanic Society 
of America, New York 

( Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York/The Frick Collection, New York. )
<em>San Matías, 1642</em>
San Matías, 1642

Francisco de Herrera the Elder (c. 1590–1656) 
Pen and ink, over traces of chalk, with reinforcing touches of darker ink 
11 11/16 x 7 ½ inches

( Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York/The Frick Collection, New York )
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