Rockwell Kent:

The Shakespeare Portfolio

Good-night, good-night!

Rockwell Kent (American, 1882 – 1971), Good-night, good-night! from Romeo and Juliet, 1936, ink on wove paper, 11 ¼ x 8 ½ in., Gift of Cheryl S. Cummer, AG.2012.9.11.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 to Sunday, May 15, 2016

In 1936, American artist Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) completed a limited edition series of illustrations for “The Complete Works of Shakespeare.” This portfolio recently was gifted to the Cummer Museum by Cheryl S. Cummer and, after conservation, is ready for its debut presentation. Shown in conjunction with the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the exhibition celebrates the legacies of two leading figures in their respective fields.

EXHIBITION SEASON SPONSORS: City of Jacksonville; Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Inc.; The Cummer Council; Robert D. and Isabelle T. Davis Endowment at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida; The Schultz Family Endowment; State of Florida

EXHIBITION SPONSORS: The Director's Circle at the Cummer Museum

IN-KIND SPONSORS: Agility Press; Wingard Creative


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