New Release: Fragonard's Progress of Love

February 9 2022

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Picture: The Frick Collection

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Frick Collection in New York have recently published a new book focusing on Fragonard's Progress of Love series. This publication was written by Alan Hollinghurst and Xavier F. Salomon.

According to the book's short blurb:

This latest volume in the Frick Diptych series focuses on Fragonard’s Progress of Love ensemble, a jewel in the crown of the Frick’s collection. An illuminating essay by Xavier F. Salomon, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, is paired with a lyrical piece by the Man Booker Prize–winning author Alan Hollinghurst.  

Designed to foster critical engagement and interest specialist and non-specialist alike, each book in this series illuminates a single work in the Frick’s rich collection with an essay by a Frick curator paired with a contribution from a contemporary artist or writer.

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