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[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... Artists made their own souvenirs, carrying back sketchbooks of studies after art
ruins, and the Italian landscape....... The exposure to ancient art
and architecture that was a key component of the Grand Tour encouraged an appreciation for the art
Greece and Rome and set a standard for beauty and culture....... Both 18 th and 19 th century taste revered the art
and culture of the ancients
. The British, in particular, were lured to Italy by their admiration of antiquity and their desire to see firsthand...
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...: Antique Music Boxes A Commanding Presence: The Art
of William Bouguereau What Antique Beer Tankards Tell Us About Ancient
Monarchs Eugene Boudin Luxurious Lighting Authors Bill Rau Daniele Gair Danielle Halikias Deborah Choate James Gillis......to create a sense of depth and dimensionality in the final work. Depicting an onyx vase with tulips, roses, daffodils, magnolia and other flowers, these panels are among the finest examples of this ancient art
we have seen......In » Create Account Shopping Bag 1-888-711-8084 Antiques Furniture Silver Clocks Porcelain Glass Canes Objets d'Art
Lighting Music Boxes Scientific...
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