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Frick NYC: Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting

This fall and winter, The Frick Collection will be the final venue of an American tour of paintings from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague. This prestigious Dutch museum, which has not lent a large body of works from its holdings in nearly thirty years, is undergoing an extensive two-year renovation that makes this opportunity possible. Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis will be on view in New York from October 22, 2013, through January 19, 2014. Among the paintings to be featured are:

• Carel Fabritius, “Goldfinch,” 1654

• Rembrandt van Rijn, “‘Tronie’ of a Man with a Feathered Beret,” ca. 1635

• Johannes Vermeer, “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” ca. 1665

• Jan Steen, “The Way You Hear It, Is The Way You Sing It,” ca. 1665

• Jacob van Ruisdael, “View of Haarlem with Bleaching Grounds,” 1670–1675

three more works by Rembrandt van Rijn:

Simeon’s Song of Praise, 1631;

Susanna, 1636,

and Portrait of an Elderly Man, 1667;

Frans Hals’s pendant portraits of

Jacob Olycan (1596–1638)

and Aletta Hanemans (1606–1653),

both painted in 1625;

Pieter Claesz’s Vanitas Still Life, 1630;

Nicholas Maes’s Old Lacemaker, c. 1655;

Gerard ter Borch’s Woman Writing a Letter, c. 1655;

Jan Steen’s Girl Eating Oysters, c. 1658–60,

and ‘As the Old Sing, So Pipe the Young’, c. 1665;

and Adriaen Coorte’s Still Life with Five Apricots, 1704.3