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Tag Archives: French artists

Commemorate 450 at The Cummer Museum



In honor of the 450th anniversary of French Huguenot Captain Jean Ribault’s arrival in Florida, the City of Jacksonville will be hosting a number of events. Here at The Cummer, we will be joining in on

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Renoir was a rebel. Monet was a misfit. Pissarro was a punk.



That’s right, Renoir, Monet and Pisarro are heading to Jacksonville as part of the exhibit: Impressionism and Post Impressionism from the High Museum of Art. More than 50 works by renowned artists such as…

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#4 Camile Pissarro – The Gleaners



Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) was born in the West Indies on the island of St. Thomas, a major port between Europe, Africa and the Americas. In his early twenties, he left his home island and headed for Paris to study at various academies and learn from masters like…

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#12 Rene-Theodore Berthon – Portrait of Princess Pauline Borghese and the Baroness de Mathiesse



Princess Pauline Borghèse, youngest sister of Napoleon Bonaparte, and her lady companion are the subjects of this large double portrait exhibited in the Salon of 1812.  Berthon was one of the most talented and illustrious students of the Neo-classical artist Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) who introduced the young artist to Napoleon when he was First Consul. […]

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