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Jane Meyerhoff's floral collection given to the Walters
Jane Meyerhoff's floral collection given to the Walters

Walters Museum: Jane Meyerhoff's floral still lifes collection will be donated to the Walters Art Museum by philanthropist Robert Meyerhoff. Jane Meyerhoff loved flowers, but she was allergic to their fragrance and couldn't have them in the house. In 1991, she hit upon a substitute that fed her love for beauty without making her ill. She bought nearly two dozen blooms created by some of history's greatest artists and hung them on her dining room walls. It's a solution that will benefit Baltimore residents for decades after real-life blossoms would have dropped. Meyerhoff died in 2004, but the 21 intimate watercolors, pastels and drawings that she collected by such...

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