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William Bouguereau

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

[from Resource Library] 04/30/2009
.... Although widely known for his mythological and religious subjects, his paintings of tender mothers and children are considered his grandest creations... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... These traditional Burmese tapestries depicted scenes from various legends as well as events of religious importance. kaolin (china clay) - A fine white granite clay used in hard-paste porcelain... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2014 » January

.... Religious fair meets pagan ritual in Brueghel’s St George’s Kermis with a Dance Around the Maypole .  With a sarcasm and irony typical of only a Brueghel, vignettes of drunken excess, belligerent quarreling and public urination abound as the daily bump and grind of village life continues. It... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » July

.... Capturing a pivotal moment in religious and art history, this painting would fill an important place in your art collection... Read More »

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

.... Religious fair meets pagan ritual in Brueghel’s St George’s Kermis with a Dance Around the Maypole .  With a sarcasm and irony typical of only a Brueghel, vignettes of drunken excess, belligerent quarreling and public urination abound as the daily bump and grind of village life continues. It... Read More »

Paul de Lamerie Setting the Standard ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/16/2009
...was born in the Netherlands, where his Huguenot parents had fled from France to avoid religious persecution. The Edict of Nantes, a proclamation by Henri IV in 1598 protecting the religious liberties of the Huguenots... Read More »