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.... Like us on Facebook! If you love 19th-century art, you don't want to miss Bill Rau's definitive work on the subject....... 19th-Century European Painting leads you on a visually stunning journey through every artistic movment of the 19th century. Learn More.......: World's Fair Vases On the World Stage: World's Fair Vases At the turn of the century, International Exhibitions were THE way to reach a world audience... Read More »

19th Century European Painting From Barbizon to Belle Epoque by Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

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Company Information | History | Over 100 Years ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

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.... Our 30,000-square-foot showroom literally overflows with remarkable Collections of fine art, exquisite jewelry and exceptional 18th and 19th - century antiques... Read More »

Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

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...and early 19th centuries. It is marked by a stylized flower design of scrolling or radiating form. Famous furniture makers and designers including Gillows of Lancaster, Thomas Sheraton and George Hepplewhite incorporated this motif in their furniture designs....... acanthus Stylized carving of the acanthus leaf commonly used to decorate furniture. Adam Brothers Robert 1728-1792 and James 1730-1794 were English architects, influenced by the excavations at Pompeii in the 18th century....... Arcading Carved architectural ornament suggesting arches. Often used on chair-backs and applied on panels. Armoire A movable wardrobe, usually with one or two doors, originating in late 16th century France... Read More »

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.... Each bears the signature of Sèvres artist Horace Bieuville, and dated 1900 and 1899, respectively.   Beginning in the mid-19th century, the universal showcase for the world’s greatest artisans......’s greatest works Meissen porcelain is considered to be the first European porcelain ever to be created. Developed in the early 18 th century by Johann Friedrich....... The tailor is attired in fine clothing and the tools of his trade, all hand-painted with great care During the early 18 th century, Count... Read More »

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.... Our 25,000 square foot gallery literally overflows with remarkable collections of fine art, exquisite jewelry and, of course, exceptional 18th-and 19th-century antiques, and our highly trained staff... Read More »

Collecting 19th Century Art ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2009
...Collecting 19th Century Art ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Collecting 19th Century Art A A A Chances are good that the wonderful landscape your parents bought 30 years ago to hang over the mantel wasn't purchased as an investment....... Chances are even better that this same painting, if painted by a 19th-century artist of even reasonable note, has greatly increased in value....... Chances are even better that this same painting, if painted by a 19th-century artist of even reasonable note, has greatly increased in value... Read More »
William Bouguereau

William Bouguereau-19th century artists ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/30/2009
...William Bouguereau-19th century artists ~ M.S. Rau Antiques William Bouguereau A A A Considered the finest of the French academic painters, William Bouguereau's works are among the most renowned of all 19th-century paintings....... Unpretentious and modest, Bouguereau became one of the most decorated artists of the 19th century. He received medals from the Salons and Universal Expositions, successive ranks, including Grand Master, of the prestigious Legion of Honor, and was the leading member of the Institute of France......: Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 1976, E. Bénézit The Random House Dictionary of Art and Artists, 1988, Random House 19th-Century Art, 1984, Robert Rosenblum & H.W. Janson Tags: Bouguereau... Read More »

Kirkus Reviews 19th Century European Painting: From Barbizon to Belle Epoque ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 11/13/2012
...Kirkus Reviews 19th Century European Painting: From Barbizon to Belle Epoque ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Kirkus Reviews 19th-Century European Painting....... An exhilarating journey through a pivotal moment in art history conducted by a captivating docent.   Order your copy of the book 19th Century European Painting......“into styles and subjects” started in the 1800s, a century that also saw the rise of journals and critics, who expanded the dialogue, the audience and, most importantly, the field of collectors for art... Read More »

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.... It is amazing what thoughts […] Posted in Jewelry , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » Tortoiseshell: An 18th and 19th Century Luxury August 17th, 2013 One of the rarest and most luxurious materials of the 18th and 19th centuries, tortoiseshell has long been valued for the manufacture of jewelry......» 21 posts by Susan Lapene: In An Instant, I Was Whisked Away… September 20th, 2013 Staring deeply into the rich green hue of this emerald, so crisp and clean, I was transported back in time to a visit I made to the Emerald Isle....... The large size and unique, unevenly distributed […] Posted in From Our Sales Team , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » The Mystery Within May 24th, 2013 What provocative objects can be hidden inside a cane... Read More »

Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
...A A A Bill Rau Considered one of the foremost experts on 18th- and 19th-century European and American antiques and fine art, Bill Rau has worked in the family-owned gallery full-time since he was 21.......   Bill is also the author of the widely acclaimed, qunitessential resource on 19th-century European painting....... Published in 2012, 19th Century European Painting, From Barbizon to Belle Epoque , offers a comprehensive overview of the century's artistic innovation in a knowledgeable and savvy fomat... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Fine Art Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

.... With a character of sincerity and modesty, Bouguereau became one of the most decorated artists of the 19th century......’s works were eagerly bought by fine art connoisseurs world-wide who considered him the most important French artist of the 19th century......,” a term used to describe any artistic style bound by idealism and academic restriction. As a result, Bouguereau fell out of appreciation for a majority of the 20th century, and became a name only the most studied 19th-century art scholars might recognize... Read More »

Record-Shattering Antique Auction Sales Bode Well For Art Market ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 12/28/2010
...? At Art Auctions, Lots of Money," The New York Times, Nov. 5th, 2010 At the outset of Sotheby's 19th Century European Art Sale on November 4th, 2010, the expected sale price of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema's The Finding of Moses was set between $3 and $5 million dollars....... It is one of the most beautiful works by one of the greatest artists of the 19th-century, and it comes with the security of most assuredly rising in value... Read More »

A Rare Painting by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/20/2014
...’ historic French Quarter, our peerless gallery showcases some of the world’s most extensive and stunning works of important fine art by artists such as Monet and van Gogh, rare 18th-and 19th-century antiques and breathtaking jewelry, including rare colored diamonds. Tags: Lautrec......A Rare Painting by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec ~ M.S. Rau Antiques When A City Speaks: A Rare Painting by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec March 2014 View Original Article A A A Though his career lasted only a decade, no other artist is more associated with Parisian nightlife and turn-of-the-century... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Antiques Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

.... Each bears the signature of Sèvres artist Horace Bieuville, and dated 1900 and 1899, respectively.   Beginning in the mid-19th century, the universal showcase for the world’s greatest artisans......cylinder design that was used in music boxes through the 19th century. The next innovations were pioneered by clock and watchmakers in the 18th century, who designed stunning snuff boxes, known as carillons à......example, demonstrating outstanding mechanical ingenuity with superior craftsmanship. Cabinet-makers began making their contributions in the 19th century with the creation of elaborate table-top versions... Read More »