Lyndon Lasiter


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Tracking The New Year, Antique Style

January 4th, 2013

People have been preoccupied with measuring and recording time since ancient civilizations first relied upon the sun, moon and stars to gauge the passing of days. As each age advances in technology, so does the humble clock, born of the rudimentary sundial and elevated to mechanical and design triumph, as seen in this majestic French […]

A Journey Through Nineteenth-Century Paintings With Bill Rau

September 28th, 2012

From Barbizon to La Belle Epoch,  from Albert Charpin to Federico Zandomeneghi and everything in between, our soon to be released book written by Bill Rau,  An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century European Painting, is a must have for not only collectors but for art lovers in general. It has been said that the nineteenth-century generated more […]

The Earth and Stars at Your Fingertips: 18″ Globes by J & W Cary

June 13th, 2012

Summer has arrived, which means the travel season is in full swing. I recently returned from a vacation with my family, and many of my friends are planning their trips to places both near and far. If you have a passion for traveling, this pair of extremely rare 18” J & W Cary globes will […]

Why ART? Why NOW? and Why from M.S. Rau?

March 13th, 2012

Well-established artists, like the so-called ‘Old Masters’ or the Impressionists, have a stable market value. By comparison, the more contemporary the artist, the more uncertain is his or her market value. (from “Investors find a safe haven in art,” DW, 10/16/11, by Chi Viet Giang) …Given the history of art funds in the recent times, […]

2012 Brings 100 Years of Excitement in the First Quarter of the Year

January 6th, 2012

Happy New Year from all of us at M.S. Rau Antiques!  Having just completed 2011, our most successful year ever, the first quarter of 2012 promises to be even more exciting!  Beginning on January 18th through the 22nd, M.S. Rau will be present at the annual Los Angeles Fine Art Show, where we will be […]

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