Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court at the Frick

The Frick Collection is organizing the first exhibition to focus on Pierre Gouthière (1732–1813), the great French bronze chaser and gilder who worked for Louis XV and Louis XVI. The exhibition will shed new light on the artist’s production, life, and workshop through the presentation of approximately thirty objects from public and private collections. Attributed with certainty to Gouthière, these works include clocks, vases, firedogs, wall lights, and mounts for Chinese porcelain and hardstone vases. The exhibition is organized by Charlotte Vignon, Curator of Decorative Arts, The Frick Collection. Based on new art historical and technical research, the exhibition and catalogue promise to transform our understanding of one of the greatest artists of eighteenth-century France.

Start Date

November 16, 2016

End Date

February 19, 2017

Hours

10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Address

The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street, New York NY

Event Type

Ticketed

More Information

http://www.frick.org

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