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Frick Collection
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New York City Sightseeing Tour by Coach
Ranked #11 of 1,120 things to do in New York City
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Owner description: Henry Frick once resided in this 18th-century French-style mansion; now its the home of his impressive art collection, which includes Titian, Vermeer, Rembrandt, El Greco, Goya, Whistler and more.
Reviewed May 9, 2013

An eclectic, fascinating collection in a gorgeous mansion. Houses the only Rembrandt I've ever seen that is not a seated portrait. Also the Holbein portraits of Sirs Thomas Moore and Thomas Cromwell are worth the visit alone. You'll find paintings by El Greco, Constable, Reynolds, Whistler, Manet, Van Dyck and many more here as this is a very eclectic collection reflecting one man's taste.

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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Two families visited, just lovely. Would be worth using the electronic guide for extra information about the contents. Will go again, loved the setting and accessibility of the paintings and furniture. If there was time for only one museum visit in NY, maybe this is the one as less crowded than MOMA and smaller than the MET.

Thank stellamAuckland
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

NYC can be overwhelming museum-wise. Same as Paris, London or Rome. And you are always tired of walking and sight-seeing. That's why the Frick is the best deal in NYC. You are visiting a 'house', not a museum. The tour will take under two hours, more if you are a connoisseur or want an in-depth look. Whereas in the Met, a two-hour visit will leave you unsatisfied because it is soooo big.

The mansion was custom-built for Mr. Frick, the right-hand man of Mr. Carnegie, one of the great robber barons--who built his own mansion some twenty blocks North. Frick amassed a fantastic collection of European and Asian art, that is utterly well displayed in a palatial frame. Among the jewels: St Jerome by El Greco, St. Francis in the Desert by Bellini, Thomas More by Holbein, The Polish Rider by Rembrandt, a room-full of Fragonards, two Vermeer...exquisite bronzes, porcelain, sculpture, rugs, furniture, and French boiserie complete the mise en scene.

Be ready for long entrance lines, especially Sunday mornings.

Thank LimaNicodemo
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Small, intimate and absolutely wonderful, one could spend a whole day here. Don't miss the garden court; the sounds of the fountain, the quiet in the midst of a busy part of Manhattan are entrancing. There were no crowds the day I went, but many art students copying and commenting on the art works.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great smaller Gallery. Not too busy. A bit tricky to find but worth the visit. See how the other half lived

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