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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is committed to engage and inspire through the arts, gardens and education. A permanent collection of nearly 5,000 works of art on a riverfront campus offers more than 95,000 annual visitors a truly unique experience on the First Coast. Nationally recognized education programs serve adults and children of all abilities.

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Do You Know the Cummer?



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!

1. Norman Rockwell (American, 1894 – 1978), Second Holiday, 1939, oil on canvas, 33 ¾ x 47 ¼ in., Purchased with funds from the Morton R. Hirschberg Memorial Fund, AP.2005.6.1.

2. Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577 – 1640), The Lamentation of Christ, c.1605, oil on copper, 11 x 9 ½ in., Bequest of Ninah M. H. Cummer, C.0.131.1.

3. Severin Roesen (American, c. 1816 – c. 1872), Still Life with Flowers, Fruit and Bird’s Nest, c. 1865, oil on canvas, 36 x 28 ½ in., Gift of Diane DeMell Jacobsen, Ph. D. in loving memory of her husband Thomas H. Jacobsen, AG.2003.2.1.

4. John Singer Sargent (American, 1856 – 1925), In the Alps, 1911, oil on canvas, 20 x 28 1/16 in., Museum purchase with Council funds, AP.1990.20.1.

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