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Tag Archives: 18th Century

#5WomenArtists: Marie-Victoire Lemoine – Portrait of a Youth in an Embroidered Vest

Mar

26

WRITTEN BY SASHA KUNTSEVICH, MARKETING INTERN Marie-Victoire Lemoine (1754-1820) was a French painter who was born in Paris. She led a surprisingly quiet life in one of history’s most violent and chaotic eras. She was brought up along with her three sisters, two of whom also became professional artists. Unlike her sisters, Lemoine never married, […]

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#5WomenArtists: Marie-Victoire Lemoine – Portrait of a Youth in an Embroidered Vest

Mar

09

Marie-Victoire Lemoine (1754-1820) was a French painter who was born in Paris. She led a surprisingly quiet life in one of history’s most violent and chaotic eras. She was brought up along with her three sisters, two of whom also became professional artists. Unlike her sisters, Lemoine never married, instead concentrating on her career and […]

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Folk Couture: Translating Emotion into Wearable Art

Oct

03

What happens when you ask 13 designers to explore the American Folk Art Museum in New York and translate pieces into wearable art? You get Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ newest installation, running October 7 through December 31, 2016. The designers are a mixture of…

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British Watercolors

Nov

26

Explore the rich history of British watercolors through works in the Cummer Museum’s permanent collection, recently given by Mr. and Mrs. Terrell Lee Bebout. Although this medium was viewed initially by many as a…

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Jr. Docent Podcast #7: Russian Porcelain Factories

Apr

25

Although the Russians first bought European porcelain, a thriving Russian porcelain…

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Ringling Porcelain on loan at The Cummer

May

13

As part of the renovation of The Betsy and William D. Lovett Gallery, which contains the museum’s early 18thCentury Collection of Meissen Porcelain, The Cummer wanted to include objects that would help visitor’s understand the relationship between Asian Ceramics and Meissen Porcelain.

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