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Do You Know the Cummer?

Jun

01

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. Thomas Moran (American, 1837 – 1926), Ponce de León in Florida, 1877 – 1878, oil on canvas, 64 ¾ x 115 7/8 in., Acquired for the people of Florida by The Frederick H. Schultz Family and Bank of America.  Additional funding provided by the Cummer Council, AP.1996.2.1.

2. Ralph Scarlett (American, 1889 – 1984), Abstraction, c. 1934, oil on canvas, 52 x 39 in., Museum purchase with funds provided by the Morton R. Hirschberg Memorial Fund and gifts from Diane DeMell Jacobsen, Ph.D. in loving memory of her husband Thomas H. Jacobsen and James and Diane Burke in memory of Thomas H. Jacobsen, AP.2005.1.1.

3. Theodoor Rombouts (Flemish, 1597 – 1637), The Concert (A Musical Party), c.1620, oil on canvas, 44 7/8 x 68 7/8 in., Museum Purchase with funds by Eunice Pitt Odom Semmes, AP.1970.10.1.

4. Workshop of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598 – 1680), Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu, c. 1641, marble, 26 in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Lane, Jr., AG.1970.7.1.

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