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Tag Archives: baroque

Music to Your Ears at The Cummer!

Dec

19

On Friday, January 3, 2014, we invite you to join The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in a fabulous partnership with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. The Museum will…

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In the Gallery: Angels Appearing to the Shepherds by Benjamin West, 1790

Aug

06

West’s painting, Angels Appearing to the Shepherds, was intended to adorn one of the aisle windows in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in England. In the painting, two…

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In the Gallery: Minerva Visiting the Muses on Mount Parnassus by Claude Lorrain, 1680

Jun

11

Claude Lorrain was an artist of the Baroque era who was active in Italy, and is admired for his achievements in…

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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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Happy Birthday Peter Paul Rubens!

Jun

28

Rubens was known as a 17th century Flemish baroque painter who’s known for his…

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In the Gallery: Sassoferrato (Giovanni Battista Salvi) – Praying Madonna

May

08

Italian painter, Giovanni Battista Salvi was born in Sassoferrato, from where he got his nickname. During the Renaissance and Baroque periods in Italy, it was customary for artists to…

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