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Tag Archives: conservation

Phase 1: Diana of the Hunt Conservation Project



The cleaning and conservation of Diana of the Hunt, a bronze sculpture by Anna Hyatt Huntington is currently under way in the Cummer Gardens.

The sculpture was a gift from Huntington to the Museum…

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Ask the Curator: Conservation



Q: Does The Cummer do restoration work or conservation treatment on-site? Can I bring my object over for an examination?

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Ask the Curator…Anything!



Now, think about what you have always wanted to ask about The Cummer. Post your questions in the comments section below and Holly will take her favorites and respond in future blog postings.

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Madonna of Sorrows Back on View



The Madonna of Sorrows was recently examined at Harvard University’s Straus Centre for Conservation in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Scientists  conducted a number of tests, including ultraviolet light examination, x-ray photography, and wood analysis, in order to learn more about the construction of this small panel painting. This scientific study will culminate in an exhibition at The Cummer […]

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