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Quodbach, Esmée

Esmée Quodbach is an independent art historian. A specialist in seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish painting as well as the history of Old Master collecting, she was the Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection and Art Reference Library. Prior to coming to the Frick, she held research positions in the Department of Northern Baroque Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, and the Department of European Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. She is the author of The Age of Rembrandt in New York (2007), and has also served as the editor of Holland’s Golden Age in America: Collecting the Art of Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Hals (2014) and America and the Art of Flanders: Collecting the Art of Rubens, Van Dyck, and Their Circles (2020).

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