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Top 10 Facts About Northern Renaissance Art

Dec

24

This series will highlight 10 quick and easy facts about different cultures, artistic movements, and stylistic periods. Stay tuned for the next list in the series!

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Art in the Gardens: The Gargoyle

Jul

21

The Gargoyle that seems so at home in the Italian garden, here at The Cummer Museum, made its original home on a building in New York City. In 1981, The Cummer Museum…

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In the Gallery: The Honorable Mrs. Shute Barrington, Benjamin West, c. 1808

Mar

19

Benjamin West, who was born in Pennsylvania, moved to Italy in 1760. After three years of…

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In the Gallery: Pieter Coecke van Aelst – Triptych Altar

Jul

03

Triptychs were used as decoration that would adorn altarpieces. The ornamental artworks would serve the public as a visual aid for devotional ceremonies. Due to high illiteracy rates…

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In the Gallery: Nicklaus Weckmann the Elder – Madonna and Child

May

01

Nicklaus Weckmann the Elder was an active artist in Germany between 1481- 1526. He was the leading sculptor in the town of…

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#43 Pieter Aertsen: The Parable of the Marriage Feast

Feb

22

Pieter Aertsen was trained in Amsterdam, but worked for much of his career in Antwerp, where he enrolled in the Guild of St. Luke as a master painter. He was particularly known for his important religious paintings and monumental genre scenes.

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