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"Six Paintings from the Former Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney on Loan from
the Greentree Foundation"
2000-07-25 until 2001-07-29
New York, NY,
The Greentree Foundation has generously lent to The Frick Collection for a period of one year six
master paintings from the former collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney.†The group includes
Corotís Cottage and Mill by a Torrent (Morvan or Auvergne), 1831; Manetís Racecourse at the
Bois de Boulogne, 1872; Degasí Before the Race, 1882-88, and Landscape with Mounted
Horsemen, c. 1892; Picassoís Boy with a Pipe, 1905; and Redonís Flowers in a Green Vase, c.
The selection reflects the Whitneysí interest in art produced in France in the nineteenth and
twentieth centuries, which formed the core of their renowned collection. The six paintings, displayed
in the Garden Court, are accompanied by an illustrated brochure.