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

...… 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 » 2013 » July

.... 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... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » June

.... The plaques in particular were likely fashioned at the Grand Ducal Workshops of Florence. Superb Russian Malachite and Pietre Dure plinths True works of art of the Restauration period, these plinths each feature a matching pietre dure mosaic crafted of the finest stones, all chosen... 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 »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » May

...of pietre dure. In 1588, Grand Duke Ferdinando I de’ Medici established in Florence the Grand Ducal Workshop Galleria di’Lavori, known today as the Opificio delle Pietre Dure (“Workshop of Semi-Precious Stones... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » October

...-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 official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » Stories

...-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 »