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Tag Archives: Vanitas

What happened to looted art during WWII?

Dec

17

You might be familiar with a recent story on the cover of Folio Weekly about stolen art and how it relates to the Cummer Museum. In recent years the Museum has learned of the unexpected provenance of a Meissen porcelain piece, as well as the Vanitas painting that hangs in the Semmes Gallery at the […]

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#10 Jacques De Claeuw – Vanitas

Oct

11

Jacques Grief was born in Dordrecht, a small river town in northern Holland. Because of a physical deformity, he was given the nickname of “de Claeuw” meaning “the claw.” The artist, a brother-in-law of the painter Jan Steen, was known for his still life images. Popularized as an independent genre by Dutch artists of the […]

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Slow Art Day 2011

Apr

11

It is time to slow down and smell the roses – or, in this case, look at the art. Please join us at the Cummer for International Slow Art Day on Saturday.

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