The Frick Art & Historical Center Announces Major Fabergé Exhibition Opening Fall 2011


PITTSBURGH, PA.- The Frick Art & Historical Center announces that in fall 2011 it will present the first major exhibition of Fabergé objects to be shown in Pittsburgh., a new website that provides information about this special exhibition and related museum-wide offerings, launches today. Opening October 23, 2011 and running through January 15, 2012, Fabergé: The Hodges Family Collection features more than 100 objects made by the world renowned House of Fabergé, goldsmith and jeweler to the Russian court. To complement this exhibition, the Frick will display select items from its collection of fine 18th- and 19th-century Russian decorative arts, including an enameled Russian tea set made by A.I. Kuzmichev, purchased by Henry Clay Frick through Tiffany & Co. in 1894, and Russian silver purchased by Helen Clay Frick. The exhibition wi