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Travels with Jeptha

Considered by his contemporaries to be Cleveland's greatest benefactor, Jeptha Homer Wade II (1857–1926), was generous with both his fortune and his time. In addition to providing the land on which the museum was built, he donated 2,855 objects to the collection and gifted monies that continue to fund new acquisitions to this day. An avid collector, when important objects became available, such as the GothicTable Fountain, c.

Could a painting at Cleveland Museum of Art help solve the art world’s Caravaggio dilemma?

The Ingalls Library receives an astounding 1,200 periodical titles many of which feature articles about the museum and its collections, history, and activities as well as articles written by museum staff. This ongoing series gives you a glimpse into the varied and interesting topics that can be found in the serials collection.

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