The Gregory Gift

Collection Alexis Gregory - Publisher Paul Holberton - Softcover - 96 pages - Text in English - Published in 2023

Presenting for the first time the Alexis Gregory Gift to The Frick Collection, this exquisite publication provides illuminating insights into Gregory's magnificently eclectic collection, cataloging his fine and decorative works of art in detail.

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Model 9781913645434
Artist Collection Alexis Gregory
Author Marie-Laure Buku Pongo
Publisher Paul Holberton
Format Softcover
Number of pages 96
Language English
Dimensions 260 x 216
Published 2023
Museum The Frick Collection, New York

Exhibition catalogue The Gregory Gift, presented at The Frick Collection,New York (February 16 - July 9, 2023).

Twenty-eight works of art bequeathed to the Frick by Alexis Gregory range from Limoges enamels to Saint-Porchaire ware to pastels by the Venetian painter Rosalba Carriera.

This remarkable gift has introduced new types of objects to the Frick: works in ivory and rhinoceros horn are the first of their kind to be held in the collection. Gregory's gift includes fifteen Limoges enamels, one of them produced in the workshop of Suzanne de Court, the only woman known to have led an enamel workshop in Limoges. Also part of the gift are a gilt-bronze sculpture, an ivory hilt, a pomander, ewers, saltcellars, and two clocks.

Many of Gregory's objects came from such prestigious owners as the French royal collections and the Rothschilds. Included in the publication are commentaries on each gift.


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