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The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Deborah Choate » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Breaking from religious and static scenes, French impressionists sought to capture the unaffected, ephemeral, fleeting effects of Parisian bourgeoisie leisure life... Read More »
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

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

...in opulent castles. But not this one. A village festival is the scene for some serious debauchery in this outstanding painting done in 1672 by the accomplished son of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Religious fair... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques M.S. Rau Blog Archives » Page 2 of 32 » The official weblog

...talent and influence of 19 th Century French Impressionism is nearly indescribable, almost unbelievable. Breaking from religious and static scenes, French impressionists sought to capture the unaffected... 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 »