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Title Franklin and Condorcet : two portraits from the American Philosophical Society.
Publisher/Date Philadelphia, Pa. : The Society, c1997.
Description 39 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Reading Room  E N48 F912 1997 p    AVAILABLE
Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Frick Collection, New York, Aug. 26-Nov. 16, 1997, and at Philadelphia Museum of Art, autumn 1998.
Frick: Photocopy of review of exhibition by Michael Kimmelman, Two friends' nobility in stone, oil and the eye of the beholder, in The New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1997, p. C24 inserted.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Presents two portraits belonging to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia: Houdon's bust of Condorcet, which entered the Society's collection in 1830, and Greuze's oil painting of Benjamin Franklin, a recent gift (1984) of Lammot du Pont Copeland. Includes essays by Johanna Hecht, Edgar Munhall, and Robert Darnton. Illustrations are in black and white. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Frick Collection, New York and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Donor Frick: Gift of Edgar Munhall.
LC subject Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, 1725-1805. Portrait of Benjamin Franklin.
Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828. Portrait of the Marquis de Condorcet.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Portraits -- Exhibitions.
Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de, 1743-1794 -- Portraits -- Exhibitions.
Portraits, French -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
American Philosophical Society.
Genre/Form Reviews.
Other author Hecht, Johanna.
Munhall, Edgar.
Darnton, Robert.
Related corporate bodies Frick Collection.
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
ISBN 0871699788
WorldCat no. 40066940

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