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Do You Know the Cummer?

May

18

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. 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.

2. Marie Laurencin (French, 1885 – 1956), Woman with Guitar (Femme et Mandolin), 1943, oil on canvas, 33 ¾ x 29 3/8 in., Gift from Jack and Marcelle Bear, in honor of John S. Bunker, AG.1995.2.1.

3. John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816 – 1872), Marine View of Beacon Rock, Newport Harbor, 1864, oil on canvas, 28 ½ x 45 ¾ in., Bequest of Ninah M. H. Cummer, C.0.157.1.

4. Johann Gregor Höroldt for Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (German, 1696 – 1775), Meissen Augustus Rex Vase, c. 1728, porcelain, various heights, Gift of Miss Constance I. and Mr. Ralph H. Wark, AG.1973.25.1 -5.  Photograph courtesy of Brian Shrum.

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