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Do You Know the Cummer?

Apr

13

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!

1.William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French, 1825 – 1905), Return from the Harvest, 1878, oil on canvas, 95 x 67 in., Purchased with Membership Contributions, AP.1964.2.1.

Reproduction of original frame by Diego Salazar Antique Frames, New York, given in honor of Jack Lee Scott by Jane McRae Scott, 2003.

2. William Glackens (American, 1870 – 1938), The Lake, c. 1913-18, oil on canvas, 25 1/8 x 30 in., Museum purchase with Council funds, AP.1987.2.1.

3. Agnolo Gaddi (Italian, 1350 – 1396), Madonna of Humility with Angels, c. 1390, tempera on panel, frame: 43 ½ x 24 ¼ in., Bequest of Ninah M. H. Cummer, C.0.130.1.

4. Martin Johnson Heade (American, 1819 – 1904), Orchid with an Amethyst Hummingbird, c.1875 – 90, oil on canvas, 18 1/16 x 10 1/8 in., Bequest of Ninah M. H. Cummer, C.0.112.1.

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