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Tag Archives: Roman

In the Gallery: Venus, Roman-Egyptian, 1st-2nd cent. A.D.

Dec

03

In Greek and Roman mythology, Venus, known as “Aphrodite” in Greek, is the goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility, and prosperity. Across history, poetry, and songs have been created and wars have been started in honor of her influence over…

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Art in the Gardens: Twin Lion Arm Chairs (needs picture)

Aug

21

In the Italian Garden at The Cummer Museum, one can spot an array of magnificent sculptures and ornaments nuzzled in with the beautiful flowers. The centerpiece of the garden is…

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In the Gallery: Dancer by Enzo Torcoletti

Jul

31

Torcoletti’s main subject matter is one of fame in classical art; the female torso. His sculptures embody sensuality in that the expression of the human body is captured in the simplistic form of…

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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: Roman – Mosaic with Mask of Silenus

Jun

26

Depictions of masks are included in mosaics throughout the ancient Roman world. This mosaic contains an image of the mask of Silenus, a woodland diety associated with the Greek god Dionysis and

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