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Pietre Dure Chest, Best of the Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
.... Other plaques, which adorn the sides of the casket, feature villas and trees. The plaques are thought to have been crafted at the grand ducal workshops in Florence, which were established by Ferdinando I de Medici in 1588 and were known for creating the finest examples... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jim Cottrell » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...… January 15th, 2010 When people talk about piano history, they usually say that the piano originated around the year 1700 in Florence, Italy....... Florence is the capital city of Tuscany, a central region of Italy, and the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance... Read More »

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

[from About Us] 11/13/2012
...’s long reach, from Copenhagen to Florence. His efforts to represent unsung female painters of the era add a unique perspective, as does his ability to connect the dots between styles and artists... Read More »

Master Painters of La Belle Epoque ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/27/2013
.... Both Boldini and Corcos trained in Florence, which was then under the influence of the Macchiaioli. Translatable as "Daubers" or "Spotters," this was a group of Tuscan artists who melded Realism with Impressionist daubs of paint... Read More »

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

...-1780. With the other known early examples now part of the Uffizi Museum of Florence and the Grand Palace in Rhodes, this is arguably the most important sculpture currently on the market... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... The requisite stops were Paris, Florence, Venice and Rome. Travel was really only possible for the privileged class and the time an individual spent traveling was a vital part of his educational experience... Read More »

History's Technical Marvels: Collecting Antique Clocks ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2011
.... The languid figures of Night and Day are a clothed interpretation of Michelangelo's sculpture (created 1526-33) that graces the tomb of Giuliano de Medici in the De Medici Chapel in San Lorenzo, Florence... Read More »
French Barometer

History of Antique Weather Barometers ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/20/2009
.... Evangelista Torricelli is credited with inventing the first barometer in 1643. A physician and mathematician, Torricelli had moved to Florence to assist Galileo... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques From Our Sales Team Archives » Page 4 of 22 » The official

.... These young men would spend time traveling throughout Paris, Venice, Florence, and Rome visiting the great masterpieces of art and architecture that they had studied throughout their time in school.  During... Read More »