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Do You Know The Cummer?

Mar

16

How well do you know The Cummer?  If you think you can identify these items—currently on display throughout the Museum as 50 Favorites.  Write your guesses in the comment section below and we will give the answers in two weeks, along with the next challenge.  One winner will receive a complimentary one-day pass to the Museum.  Good luck!

Mar. 2, 2011 Answers!

#1: John Steuart Curry (American, 1897 – 1946), Parade to War, Allegory, 1938, oil on canvas, 47 13/16 x 63 13/16 in., Gift of Barnett Banks, Inc., AG.1991.4.1.

#2: William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French, 1825 – 1905), Day Dreams, 1904, oil on canvas, 45 3/8 x 32 in., Gift of Paul Reinhold in memory of Klare Neely Reinhold, AG.1986.7.1.

#3: Gustave Leonard de Jonghe (Belgian, 1829 – 1893), (L’admiratrice du Japon), The Japanese Fan, c. 1865, oil on canvas, 44 ¼ x 34 1/16 in., Gift of the Francis & Miranda Childress Foundation, AG.1988.3.1.

#4: Edgar Degas (French, 1834 – 1917), Scene with Ballerinas, 1890 – 95, charcoal and pastel on paper, 15 x 20 ½ in., Bequest of Ruth P. Phillips, AG.2005.5.1.

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