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Tag Archives: Ponce de Leon in Florida

In the Gallery – Thomas Moran: The Doge’s Palace, Grand Canal, Venice

Jan

31

Moran was born in England, but is best known for his panoramic landscapes of the American West. He began his artistic career in his teen years as an engraving apprentice at a magazine firm.

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#5 Thomas Moran – Ponce de Leon in Florida

Nov

15

This painting of early Florida history depicts the Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León (c. 1474–1521) in the company of native Floridians.  Moran painted this work to hang in the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. Moran was familiar with the western Plains Indians and depicted them in the painting instead of the distinctly different […]

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Do You Know the Cummer?

Jun

01

How well do you know The Cummer? If you think you can identify these items—currently on display throughout the Museum as 50 Favorites. Write your guesses in the comment section below and we will give the answers in two weeks, along with the next challenge. One winner will receive a complimentary one-day pass to the Museum. Good luck!

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