In the Frick Collection, New York City

Visiting the Frick Collection? Make sure to see these works.

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Titian, two portraits of Pietro Aretino
Titian, two portraits of Pietro Aretino

Two portraits capture the ambition and impudence of Titian's close friend and publicist.

J. M. W. Turner, <em>The Harbor of Dieppe</em>
J. M. W. Turner, The Harbor of Dieppe

Beautifully rendered details of the Dieppe harbor are second only to Turner’s true love—the sublime sun.

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, <em>The Progress of Love: The Meeting</em>
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Progress of Love: The Meeting

In this cycle, Fragonard indulges the viewer’s taste for theatre and pleasure. Subtly is in short supply!

Giovanni Bellini, <em>St. Francis in the Desert</em> (or <em>St. Francis in Ecstasy</em>)
Giovanni Bellini, St. Francis in the Desert (or St. Francis in Ecstasy)

Reinterpreting a familiar narrative, Bellini imbues the natural world with symbolism.

Bronzino and the Mannerist Portrait
Bronzino and the Mannerist Portrait

The hard, porcelain-like faces of Bronzino’s young men aren’t the only masks in these paintings.