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In the Gallery: Two EPIC Baroque Paintings by Alessandro Gherardini

Apr

23

Exemplifying the rising interest in mythological subject painting in the Baroque period, The Cummer possesses two great examples of …

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In the Gallery: April by Charles W. Hawthorne, c. 1918-1920

Apr

16

Charles Webster Hawthorne was an American portrait and genre painter and a noted teacher who founded the…

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In the Gallery: The St. Johns River by Martin Johnson Heade, c.1890s in La Florida Exhibit

Apr

09

Martin Johnson Heade lived in Florida from 1883 until his death. At first an avid hunter, he soon changed his views and

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In the Gallery: Torso of a Youth, Greaco-Roman Sculpture, 1st Century A.D.

Apr

02

This small sculpture, despite being only a Torso of a youth from the shoulders to knees, is…

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In the Gallery: Captain Samuel Worthington Dewey, by Thomas Sully, 1834

Mar

26

A Philadelphia druggist commissioned this portrait of Captain Dewey, who had recently attracted…

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In the Gallery: Young Girl Reclining by Auguste-René Rodin c. 1884

Feb

19

Inspired by a trip to Italy, French sculptor François-Auguste-René Rodin created his first major sculpture in 1875. Throughout the course of his career…

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