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Frick makes its most significant painting purchase in nearly 30 years

The Frick Collection announces its most important painting purchase since 1991 with the acquisition of François-Pascal-Simon Gérard?s full-length portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese, a notable art patron and the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte. Gérard (1770?1837) was one of the most significant French artists of the first half of the nineteenth century, and this stunning canvas will coalesce seamlessly with the museum?s holdings, which until now have not included his work.
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