Henry Clay Frick 1849-1919 b. West Overton, Pa.
d. New York, NY
Architect: Thomas Hastings 1860-1929 USA
1 East 70th Street (between Madison and
Tues - Thurs: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Fri: 10:00am - 9:00pm (a cash wine bar is
available in Garden Court after 6:30pm)
Sat: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Mon and holidays: closed Admission:
$12:00, Senior citizens (62 years and over)
$8.00 and students, $5.00
The Frick Collection is housed
former residence of Henry Clay Frick,
the Pittsburgh coke and steel industrialist.
The building, located on Fifth Avenue across
the street from Central Park erected in
1913-14, was designed by the American
architect Thomas Hastings in a style
reminiscent of European domestic architecture
of the eighteenth century.
The opportunity to explore the building itself is
worth the visit. That said the mansion houses
an extraordinary collection of the works of the
old masters including, Constable, El Greco,
Frans Hals, Gainsborough, Hans Holbein the
Younger, Hogarth, Ingres, Jan van Eyck
Monet, Rembrandt, Renoir, Titian, Turner,
Vermeer and Whistler.