in Frieze Masters | 06 OCT 22

From John Everett Millais to Emma Amos: Iconic Painters on Frieze Viewing Room

Explore works by renowned painters on the Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2022 edition, including 19th-century masters and 20th-century icons

in Frieze Masters | 06 OCT 22

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Frieze Viewing Room is open until 17 October. Featuring an exceptional range of works from the canon of art history, highlights from painters of the 19th and 20th centuries include…


Alexandre-Evariste Fragonard 

Rodrigo de Bivar “El Cid” and his father, Don Diego, 1827

Oil on canvas


Courtesy of Stair Sainty Gallery

Focusing on a theme of portraiture and figural painting, Stair Sainty’s viewing room features artworks by 19th century artists such as Alexandre-Evariste Fragonard, Jacques-Émile Blanche and Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (Stair Sainty Gallery, Frieze Masters, Stand E6).


George Frederick Watts 

Loch Ness, 1889

Oil on canvas

Price on Application

Courtesy of Martin Beisly Fine Art 

Martin Beisly's Viewing Room will bring together exceptional examples of Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian paintings made between 1830-1910, including works by George Frederick Watts and Sir John Everett Millais; alongside bronzes and furniture from the same era (Martin Beisly Fine Art, Frieze Masters, Stand F11).

MillaisSir John Everett Millais 

Gertrude Vanderbilt at Age 14, 1888

Oil on canvas

Price on Application

Courtesy of Martin Beisly Fine Art 


Emma Amos

Thurgood and Thelonious, Some Names to Name Your Children, 1989

Acrylic on canvas with hand-woven fabric, paper collage, and African fabric borders (triptych), plus floor panel

$ 325,000

Courtesy of the Artist and Ryan Lee Gallery

A dynamic painter and masterful colourist, Emma Amos’s commitment to interrogating the art-historical status quo yielded a body of vibrant and intellectually rigorous work; Amos uses her own likeness to demonstrate her longstanding interest in making art that reflects the experience of black women (Ryan Lee Gallery, New York, Frieze London, Stand G22).


Jack Whitten 

Psychic Square, 1969

Oil on canvas

$ 475,000

Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth and Moretti Fine Art

With a series of exceptional Old Master works create dialogues in art across the centuries, this gallery’s viewing room celebrates artists such as Jack Whitten, heralded for his innovative processes of applying paint to the surface of his canvases and transfiguring their material terrains (Hauser & Wirth, London, Frieze Masters, Stand D1).


Joan Mitchell 

Untitled, 1979

Pastel on paper


Courtesy of Barbara Mathes Gallery

Barbara Mathes Gallery presents 20th century artists Ed Clark and Joan Mitchell; in pairing these two artists, this viewing room explores their mutual influence and their common ground – their interests in bold color and the powerful brushstrokes that define their oeuvres – while comparing their distinct approaches to abstract painting (Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, Frieze Masters, Stand B6). 

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Ed Clark (1926-2019), Untitled, 1996, Dry pigment on paper, 29 1/8 x 41 1/8 in; 74 x 104.5 cm, Framed: 34 3/4 x 46 1/2in; 88.27 x 118.11 cm, Courtesy of the Artist and Barbara Mathes Gallery