The Frick Art and Histrorical Center, holds the collection of Helen Clay Frick.
Holdings feature French 18th-century painting, furniture and decorative arts, and Italian Renaissance painting, including examples of early-Renaissance devotional and Sienese works, plus Renaissance and Baroque bronzes, Chinese porcelain, English portraits, and works on paper by Jean-François Millet. Highlights include a Rubens portrait and a pastoral scene by Boucher. A costume collection of more than 2,000 objects includes gowns, children’s clothing, and accessories.
Also on site is a display of historic cars and carriages, as well as a 22-room Gilded Age mansion. Clayton, the Frick family home from 1882 to 1905, contains fine and decorative art objects -- more than 90% of the furniture and artifacts on display are original. Clayton is an example of both the home of a wealthy Pittsburgh family and of late Victorian architecture and interior design. Reservations for docent-led tours are recommended.
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