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Tag Archives: Florence

Art in the Gardens: The Italian Fountain

Jul

03

It is thought that the Cummers’ trip to Italy in 1930 inspired Mrs. Cummer to create the Italian garden that is now such an integral part of the Cummer Museum and Gardens. While in Italy…

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

Jan

24

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

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Liliana’s Top Three Public Art Pieces in Jacksonville

Dec

20

Art lies not only within the Museums in Jacksonville, but throughout the city in public places that you may or may not have already been to. Some may be in the most unexpected places that you visit on a daily basis or some may be lying around town that you just never got a chance to go visit.

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Italian Garden

Oct

20

The Italian Garden was designed in 1931, after Ninah Cummer had seen the gardens of the Villa Gamberaia. Ellen Biddle Shipman designed the garden to look very similar to…

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