Fragonard's "Progress of Love" at the Frick Collection: A Site-Specific Installation?
Colin B. Bailey, associate director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, The Frick Collection. Jean-Honoré Fragonard's Progress of Love is considered by many to be one of the great works of 18th-century French art. In this podcast recorded on January 9, 2011, at the National Gallery of Art, Colin B. Bailey examines the circumstances surrounding the commission, installation, and eventual rejection of the four canvases painted from 1771 to 1772 for Madame du Barry's pavilion at Louveciennes.
Released: February 01, 2011