Posts Tagged ‘Frick Collection’

Ingres Comtesse d Haussonville

The Comtesse d’Haussonville is back in New York

Madame d’Haussonville (she was not yet the Comtesse d’Haussonville when this portrait was painted, circa 1842) has returned home after a three-month stay in sunny California, at Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum. She awaits the pleasure of your company on Wednesday, March 3, at 6 in the evening for a free lecture at The Frick Collection.



Zurbaran Still life

Treasures from the Norton Simon travel to New York

The Norton Simon is one of my favorite museums in Los Angeles, or for that matter anywhere in the world. Beautiful architecture, housing collections of European and Asian art. In particular I rank Francisco de Zurbaran’s Still Life with Lemons, Oranges and a Rose (below) among the most remarkable paintings I have ever had the […]