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.... Born in 1886, Chiparus began to show interest in sculpture art at a young age. He began his studies in Italy and later in France, where he studied under famous artists such as Mercié and J. Boucher......flourishing art in France. At a time when the upper echelon of society resided in large, expansive estates, tapestries were used to create portable partitions, keep rooms free from drafts, and decorate vast... Read More »

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

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.... 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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...é-Charles Boulle, and were crafted by two of France's most celebrated ébénistes, Paul Sormani and Henri Dasson. Each is lavishly adorned with complex Boulle marquetry utilizing precious metals, tortoiseshell and ebony... Read More »

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

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.... Lalique A luminous, transparent glass introduced in the early 20th century by Rene Lalique of France. Most of his designs have a sculptural quality achieved by pressing and alternating a dull with a polished surface....... Louis XIV Known as the Sun King, he reigned in France between 1643 and 1715. Influenced the Baroque style in furniture during the earlier part of the reign which later developed into the Regence style....... Ornamentation was usually done with rocks, shells, and flowers. Louis XV He reigned in France between 1715 and 1774... Read More »

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

[from About Us] 06/27/2013
.... Soon Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) and Jean Béraud (1849-1935) would carry it forward in France, both having turned to art as the war ended......of Béraud's impeccable skill. And in Italy... While Caillebotte and Béraud brightened the Belle Époque in France, artists around Europe helped spread its spirit abroad......to be paid down and devastating reductions in manpower. (France lost an incredible 30 percent of all its men aged 18-45.) As memories of the Belle Époque grew fainter and thus fonder, the paintings... Read More »
Pierre Auguste Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir...Brushstrokes of a Genius ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... Born in Limoges, France in 1841, Renoir initially exhibited a love for painting at the young age of 13. While apprenticed to a painter of porcelain wares, he studied famous works in the Louvre during his spare time....... By the turn of the century, the name Renoir was recognized around the world. The successful artist, suffering from rheumatism, moved to the warmth of the south of France and by 1912 was confined to a wheelchair... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
.... France took leadership in the construction of quality tabatières during the last quarter of the 19th century and early 20th century....... Flajoulot, which started to fabricate singing bird tabatières for the first time around 1890 until the 1950s. Lastly, Juvenia operated in France from around 1893, they produced several models being the most popular of its range a sarcophagus-form wooden case with hand painted country scenes and people... Read More »
Ludovic Rousset

Ludovic Rousset ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 07/22/2009
.... Born in the south of France, Ludovic graduated from the Institut D'etudes Superieures d'Art (IESA) (The European Institute of Art Sciences....... Ludovic's experience at galleries in the United States and France give him a unique perspective, and he is eager to share that experience and knowledge with his clients... Read More »

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.... Born in 1886, Chiparus began to show interest in sculpture art at a young age. He began his studies in Italy and later in France, where he studied under famous artists such as Mercié and J. Boucher......, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall – these are just some of the master artists of the 1930s who contributed their works to the ancient art. From the 13th century, tapestry making was a flourishing art in France... Read More »

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.... From the 13th century, tapestry making was a flourishing art in France. At a time when the upper echelon of society resided in large, expansive estates, tapestries were used to create portable partitions, keep rooms free from drafts, and decorate vast, bare walls......!  These Silver Duck Presses, or press à canard, are examples of a type of large kitchen tool that developed in 19 th century France used to create Canard à la Rouennaise... Read More »

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.... From the 13th century, tapestry making was a flourishing art in France. At a time when the upper echelon of society resided in large, expansive estates, tapestries were used to create portable partitions, keep rooms free from drafts, and decorate vast, bare walls......!  These Silver Duck Presses, or press à canard, are examples of a type of large kitchen tool that developed in 19 th century France used to create Canard à la Rouennaise... Read More »

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.... Renoir, like other painters of his era, was inspired by the lush, scenic peninsula in northwestern France where this was painted......suite owned by Benito Mussolini, a Charles X billards table made by Chevillotte of Orleans, France, an outstanding 24-light Baccarat crystal chandelier, and several tester beds. Owner Bill Rau is very... Read More »

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

.... From the 13th century, tapestry making was a flourishing art in France. At a time when the upper echelon of society resided in large, expansive estates, tapestries were used to create portable partitions, keep rooms free from drafts, and decorate vast, bare walls......Grand Master, of the prestigious Legion of Honor, and was the leading member of the Institute of France and President of the Society of Painters, Sculptors and Engrav ers. His art never deviated from... Read More »
William Bouguereau

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

[from Resource Library] 04/30/2009
.... 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... Read More »