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

...| posted by Susan Lapene Madonna and Child, Master of Barberino, tempera on panel, ca 1368 Having gained entry into an elite group of Renaissance Masters by exhibiting at the Uffizi Museum.......  This lapis pigment was a favorite of fresco painters during Medieval and Renaissance times, it can be seen in the fresco paintings of Giotto and the tempera paintings of Fra Angelico.......  Further planting this work firmly in the Early Renaissance period is the tender exchange between mother and child... Read More »

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

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

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

.... In the Middle Ages and during the Renaissance, chess was a part of noble culture, it was used to teach war strategy and was dubbed the “King’s Game... Read More »

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

...’s difficult to not find humor in this fantastic painting which offers a virtual Where’s Waldo in the form of a Northern Renaissance masterpiece... 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 »

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 »

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

.... After the fall of the Roman Empire, the technique was brought to Byzantium, where it was used to grace the interiors of churches. It wasn’t until the Italian Renaissance that we find the first mentions... 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 »

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

...’s difficult to not find humor in this fantastic painting which offers a virtual Where’s Waldo in the form of a Northern Renaissance masterpiece... Read More »
Cigar Store Indian

The Renaissance of Cigar Related Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
...The Renaissance of Cigar Related Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques The Renaissance of the Cigar A A A Dinner parties center around them... Read More »
Cigar Store Indian

The Renaissance of Cigar Related Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
...The Renaissance of Cigar Related Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques The Renaissance of the Cigar A A A Dinner parties center around them... Read More »