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Frick, Henry Clay

Sally Webster.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 787 words.

(b West Overton, PA, Dec 19, 1849; d New York, Dec 2, 1919).

American industrialist, collector, and museum creator. Frick received little formal education and went to work at...

Sotheby’s

James Miller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1351 words.

Auction house founded in London by Samuel Baker (1713–78), a bookseller. His first recorded auction sale was of the library of Sir John Stanley on 11 March 1744 in the Great Room, over...