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Great White Heron - Seminole Village
- Earl Cunningham
Orange County Courthouse
About the Artwork
This painting, created in 1972 and measuring roughly 17.5 x 23.5 inches can be seen in the third floor rotunda. It depicts a traditional Seminole village.
About the Artist
Earl Cunningham (1893-1977) is recognized as one of America’s greatest folk artists. Hailing from Maine, Cunningham is a self-taught painter whose works depict land and seascapes. His work was influenced by his own life and love of nature. The Mennello Museum of Art in Orlando holds an extensive collection of Cunningham’s paintings.
Did you know?
In Winter Park's Hannibal Square, there are two large artworks that were partially created through much community participation.
Discover Art in Central Florida!
For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them.
This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can
be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an
admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area
that is normally open to the public.
Look around this web site and find something that interests you. Then go see it
in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring
public art in Central Florida.
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