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The Eveillard Gift

The Eveillard Gift


This beautiful publication presents for the first time the Eveillard Gift of drawings to The Frick Collection, the most important gift of drawings and pastels in its history. It accompanies an exhibition at the Frick and includes a catalogue of the works and commentaries by noted scholars.


Twenty-six works of art promised to The Frick Collection by Elizabeth and Jean-Marie Eveillard dramatically advance the museum’s commitment to the research and display of European drawings. Included in this transformative gift from two longtime supporters of the Frick are exquisite drawings, pastels, prints, and one oil sketch by François Boucher, Gustave Caillebotte, Edgar Degas, Eugène Delacroix, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Thomas Lawrence, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, John Singer Sargent, Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, and Jean-Antoine Watteau, among others. The works include figurative sketches, independent studies, portraits, and landscape scenes, each either deepening the

museum’s celebrated holdings or bringing the work of an artist who is not—but should

be—represented in the collection.


This lavishly illustrated publication, which accompanies an exhibition at the Frick, includes a catalogue of the works, as well as comprehensive commentaries on each of promised gifts written by the Frick’s esteemed curatorial team.

  • Giulio Dalvit, Aimee Ng and Xavier F. Salomon

    October 2022

    Hardback, 260 x 236 mm

    168 pages, 60 colour illus.

    ISBN: 978-1-913645-28-1

  • About the authors

    Giulio Dalvit is the Frick’s Assistant Curator of Sculpture.

    Aimee Ng is Curator at the Frick.

    Xavier F. Salomon is the Frick’s Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator.

  • Exhibition

    The Eveillard Gift

    The Frick Collection, New York

    13 October 2022 – 26 February 2023

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