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Frick Collection

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Address: 1 E. 70th St., Fifth Ave., New York City, NY 10021-4994
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Henry Frick once resided in this 18th-century French-style mansion; now its...

Henry Frick once resided in this 18th-century French-style mansion; now its the home of his impressive art collection, which includes Titian, Vermeer, Rembrandt, El Greco, Goya, Whistler and more.

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This collection from the private collection of an American millioaire from the Golden Age of far north America is a MUST. A cilivized man's view of the world of Art from a time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This collection from the private collection of an American millioaire from the Golden Age of far north America is a MUST. A cilivized man's view of the world of Art from a time when French and European masterpieces were freely available at austion houses in a time we could only dream of now. A quiet refined charm fills the space/... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This collection per se is worth the trip to NYC ! This is how good it is ! Rooms filled with masterpieces which are mainly portraits or outdoor scenes. The whole visit is enchanting.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In a city known in part for its art museums, the Frick Collection shines bright. Completely manageable in an afternoon and much less crowded than MOMA or the Met for example, a leisurely stroll through the Frick home is worth your time. The mansion sits facing Central Park on the Upper East Side. The architecture of the mansion alone is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely museum filled with amazing rooms of art and history. painting s that we have all "seen" are here in this house. The temporary exhibits are impressive.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I loved the Frick. There is something beautiful everywhere you look. The setting is as magnificent as the artwork.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Once the home of Henry Clay Frick, this museum holds wonderful paintings, porcelain and history. Not to be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Guards are rather intrusive, so much yakking. The mansion is as much a part of the experience as the art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Time spent in the Frick is a welcome respite from an overcrowded city filled with packed skyscrapers, subways and shoppers. The Frick Collection is elegant, without being cold; it's a warm, welcoming home filled with beautiful objects and details. The present exhibit on the work of bronze chaser and Master Gilder Pierre Gouthière quite simply is one of the most... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This museum is a gem, easy to find and small enough to feel comfortable in, unlike the more well-known NY museums. It has a very impressive and eclectic collection of paintings, and an amazing small bronze collection. They provide free audio devices that give concise, interesting history and/or facts about the art work. The Henry Clay Frick house (now the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been here twice, and thoroughly enjoyed the visit both times. It is not too crowded, you can get up close and personal with the art.

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