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November 23, 2013

Tags: David d'Angers

David d'Angers (1788-1856). La Douleur, 1811. Plaster. 21 1/4 x 12 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches (54 x 32 x 26 cm). Collection Roberta J. M. Olson and Alexander B.V. Johnson
The Frick Collection this fall has two stellar exhibitions on view. One has fifteen magnificent 17th century Dutch Old Masters, visiting from Holland. The other is a mini-retrospective of David d’Angers, who in the early 19th century would become one of France’s first Romantic sculptors. Both shows are well worth seeing. (more…)