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...» At a Second Glance – Pietre Dure November 14th, 2014 | posted by Ludovic Rousset The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas....... Developed from the Ancient Romans and then revived by 16 th century Renaissance craftsmen, this craft involves the process of using various fitted and polished cut stones and fine marbles to create an overall picture....... Not only requiring a vast amount of time and expenses, this technique required highly skilled craftsmen who could articulate images with stone in the same ways as in the Renaissance... Read More »

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.... By the Renaissance, tapestries based on painted masterpieces came into vogue, and works by the Old Renaissance Masters were translated into colossal woven masterworks boasting incredibly complicated......, and these grand works and master ateliers would spend the next century fighting for survival in the industry. The 20th century brought with it a revived interest in the Old Renaissance Masters, and with it an increase in popularity for tapestries from this age....... Collectors and art lovers alike snatched up these woven recreations of much loved Renaissance masterworks, which became incredibly valuable on the market... Read More »

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.... By the Renaissance, tapestries based on painted masterpieces came into vogue, and works by the Old Renaissance Masters were translated into colossal woven masterworks boasting incredibly complicated......, and these grand works and master ateliers would spend the next century fighting for survival in the industry. The 20th century brought with it a revived interest in the Old Renaissance Masters, and with it an increase in popularity for tapestries from this age....... Collectors and art lovers alike snatched up these woven recreations of much loved Renaissance masterworks, which became incredibly valuable on the market... Read More »

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...Comments RSS At a Second Glance – Pietre Dure November 14th, 2014 | posted by Ludovic Rousset The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas....... Developed from the Ancient Romans and then revived by 16 th century Renaissance craftsmen, this craft involves the process of using various fitted and polished cut stones and fine marbles to create an overall picture....... Not only requiring a vast amount of time and expenses, this technique required highly skilled craftsmen who could articulate images with stone in the same ways as in the Renaissance... Read More »

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...– Pietre Dure November 14th, 2014 | posted by Ludovic Rousset The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas....... Developed from the Ancient Romans and then revived by 16 th century Renaissance craftsmen, this craft involves the process of using various fitted and polished cut stones and fine marbles to create an overall picture....... Not only requiring a vast amount of time and expenses, this technique required highly skilled craftsmen who could articulate images with stone in the same ways as in the Renaissance... Read More »

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.... By the Renaissance, tapestries based on painted masterpieces came into vogue, and works by the Old Renaissance Masters were translated into colossal woven masterworks boasting incredibly complicated......, and these grand works and master ateliers would spend the next century fighting for survival in the industry. The 20th century brought with it a revived interest in the Old Renaissance Masters, and with it an increase in popularity for tapestries from this age....... Collectors and art lovers alike snatched up these woven recreations of much loved Renaissance masterworks, which became incredibly valuable on the market... Read More »

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....S. Rau Blog , Stories | No Comments » When Time Was Born: Renaissance-Period Clocks June 16th, 2014                                       Mention the Renaissance, and most people envision the revival of Classical literature and art after the dark days of the Medieval, or Middle Ages... Read More »

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...– Pietre Dure November 14th, 2014 The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas....... Developed from the Ancient Romans and then revived by 16th century Renaissance craftsmen, this craft involves the process […] Posted in M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments... Read More »

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[from About Us] 03/16/2009
.... Disappointed by the… Read More » When Time Was Born: Renaissance-Period Clocks * The addition of elements such as alarms and quarter-hour striking appeared as mechanisms became more complex, as seen in this wonderful specimen.......* * Renaissance-period clocks, like this Turret (Table) timepiece is an example of the earliest mechanical clocks ever made that could go inside the home.*     &… Read More »... Read More »

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.... Florence is the capital city of Tuscany, a central region of Italy, and the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance... Read More »
Ludovic Rousset

Ludovic Rousset ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 07/22/2009
...Haigh-Wood At a Second Glance - Pietre Dure The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas... Read More »

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

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.... Developed in ancient Roman times the technique resurged up until the Renaissance in Western Europe and is still common in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Middle East.... Read More »

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

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.... relief Decoration that protrudes from the surface. Renaissance Revival of interest in classical design, beginning in Italy during the 14th century and continuing to spread throughout Europe until the 17th century... Read More »

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

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.... Often used during the Italian Renaissance for decorating tiny caskets, it was much too fragile for use on larger items... Read More »

Antique French Furniture, Renaissance period sideboard ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/03/2013
...Antique French Furniture, Renaissance period sideboard ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Francis I Renaissance Sideboard A A A This astonishing 16th-century dressoir (or sideboard......) was created in Lyon during the height of the French Renaissance, and is the only one of three known examples of its type created that is not held within a museum collection....... Comparable yet less sizeable examples of great French Renaissance pieces have been in the collections of The British Museum and The Louvre, and are featured in the important treatise on 16th... Read More »