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Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919

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dates 1849–1919
city New York
stateNY
other citiesPittsburgh, PA; West Overland, Westmoreland County, PA; Mt. Pleasant, PA; Pride's Crossing, MA;
gender M
historical notes Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), a Pittsburgh coke and steel industrialist, began forming his art collection in 1881, and continued to acquire works of art until his death in 1919.

He bequeathed his New York City residence, furnishings, and art collection to be established as a public art gallery called The Frick Collection, which opened to the public in December, 1935.

Frick lent the following works of art to the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909:
The Maas near Dordrecht - Aelbert Cuyp
Portrait of an Artist - Frans Hals
Cottage among Trees - Meindert Hobbema
Portrait of a Young Man - Rembrandt
Self portrait - Rembrandt
A Waterfall - Jacob can Ruisdael
Portrait of a Lady - Gerard Terborch
The Music Lesson - Johannes Vermeer

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1880-1890
1890-1900
1900-1910
1910-1920
websitehttp://www.frick.org/
updated 03/13/2017 04:18
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The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Art Collection Files, 1881-1920 see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Papers, Series I: Art Files, 1881-1925 see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Papers, Series II: Correspondence 1882-1929, undated. see details...
The Getty Research Institute Duveen Brothers Records, 1876-1981, bulk 1909-1964 see details...
University of Pittsburgh, Libraries Papers of James Bonar, 1886-1924 see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division John Powell Lenox collection, 1887-1924 (MssCol 3448) see details...
Archives of American Art August Jaccaci papers, 1889-1935 (bulk 1904-1914). see details...
Archives of American Art Oral history interview with William Milliken, 1974 Dec. 27-1976 Mar. 13. see details...
Archives of American Gardens Eagle Rock 1917-1986. see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Carnegie Steel Company records 1853-1912 (1869-1912) [manuscript] see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Will of Henry C. Frick, 1919 see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania James Waldo Fawcett papers 1847-1968 [manuscript] bulk 1963-1968 see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Junta records 1882-1984 [manuscript] see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania George Dilworth papers 1861-1892 [manuscript] see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Robert D. Christie papers 1889-1967 [manuscript] see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Henry C. Frick Educational Commission records 1909-1993 [manuscript] see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Mothers Organizing Mothers collection includes minutes, correspondence and membership lists also materials on Clayton, the Henry Clay Frick house. see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Catalogue of the Frick Collection (Photocopy) see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Booklet on the Frick Building, 1905 see details...
Birmingham Public Library Erskine Ramsay Papers, 1886-1953. see details...
Library of Congress Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). see details...
Library of Congress Papers of Andrew Carnegie, 1803-1935 (bulk 1890-1919). see details...
Minnesota Historical Society Materials relating to Helen C. Frick vs. Sylvester K. Stevens, 1967. see details...
The Getty Research Institute D.H. Burnham & Co. Records, ca. 1891-1912. see details...
University of Michigan Library
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United States
Indictment, (no. 340) in the Court of Quarter Sessions, County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, of September Sessions, 1892. see details...
University of Pittsburgh, Libraries Correspondence of Charles M. Schwab, 1891. see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division John Powell Lenox collection, 1887-1924 (MssCol 3448) see details...
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania James Moore Swank Papers, 1785-1898 (inclusive), 1785, 1871-1898 (bulk). see details...
Nevada State Historical Society George Wingfield Papers, ca. 1900-1958. see details...
The New-York Historical Society James Hazen Hyde Papers, [ca. 1891-1941]. see details...
Hagley Museum and Library Virginia Coal and Iron Company Records, 1880-1981. see details...
Hagley Museum and Library Bethlehem Steel Corporation Records, 1714-1982. see details...
Hagley Museum and Library Research notes for Conquering Gotham, 2001-2006. see details...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Papers of William J. Collins, 1902-1958. see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Papers, Series V: Subject Files, 1848-1966, undated see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Papers, Series III: Voucher Files, 1892-1929. see details...
Nevada State Historical Society George Wingfield Papers. 1900-1958. see details...
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania James Moore Swank Papers, 1785-1898 (inclusive), 1785, 1871-1898 (bulk). see details...
Birmingham Public Library Erskine Ramsay Papers, 1886-1953. see details...
University of Pittsburgh, Libraries James Bonar Papers, 1886-1924 see details...
The Getty Research Institute Knoedler & Company Records see details...
Archives of American Art Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978 (bulk 1913-1974) see details...
Frick Art Reference Library and Brooklyn Museum An exhibition of paintings from the collection of Mr. Henry C. Frick [electronic resource]. see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library One East 70th Street Papers, 1907-1931 see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Papers, Series IV: Receipts, 1900-1926 see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Papers, Series VI: Accounts 1880-1942. see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Henry Clay Frick Papers, Series VIII: Letterpress Copybooks, 1881-1923. see details...
The Getty Research Institute Knoedler & Company Records see details...
King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge
The Papers of Roger Eliot Fry, 1873–1969. see details...

see also:
Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984