Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery, a group of ten masterpieces, will be presented by The Frick Collection, New York, from November 5, 2014 to February 1, 2015.
Amongst the paintings on show will be Sandro Botticelli’s “The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child” (ca. 1485) never before on public view in the United States, and John Singer Sargent’s iconic portrait “Lady Agnew of Lochnaw” (1892).
Following New York the featured works will travel with forty-five additional works to the de Young, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco – March 7th to May 31st, and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas – June 28th to September 20th.
The exhibitions in San Francisco and Fort Worth will draw upon the collections of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, the three institutions that comprise the Edinburgh sites of the National Galleries of Scotland.
The paintings on view at the Frick ― from November 5, 2014, through February 1, 2015 ― will be Sandro Botticelli’s The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1485); El Greco’s Allegory (Fábula) (1585‒95); Diego Velázquez’s An Old Woman Cooking Eggs (1618); Jean-Antoine Watteau’s Fêtes Vénitiennes (1718‒19); Thomas Gainsborough’s Landscape with a View of a Distant Village (late 1740s or early 1750s); Allan Ramsay’s The Artist’s Wife: Margaret Lindsay of Evelick (1758‒60); Sir Joshua Reynolds’ The Ladies Waldegrave(1780); Sir Henry Raeburn’s Colonel Alastair Ranaldson Macdonell of Glengarry (1812); John Constable’s The Vale of Dedham (1826); and John Singer Sargent’s Lady Agnew of Lochnaw (1892).
For further information visit the Frick Collection website: http://www.frick.org/exhibitions/scottish