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10/04/2019 I By Rau Staff
John Singer Sargent: American Master
John Singer Sargent is widely regarded as one of the most important painters of portraits in history. Blending academic realism, impressionism, and a fluid painterly approach inspired by Old Masters, Sargent carved out...
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Time for Tea! How Tea Changed World History
Time for Tea! How Tea Changed World History
Tea bears a rich and complex global history, originating in ancient China nearly 5,000 years...
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New Orleans' Holiday Traditions
New Orleans' Holiday Traditions
New Orleans is a place that is steeped in tradition, and its residents love to celebrate! The...
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The Haunted Neighbors of M.S. Rau
The Haunted Neighbors of M.S. Rau
With over 300 years of history, New Orleans has seen more than its fair share of tragedy. Military...
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True Blue: The Sapphire’s Enduring Legacy
True Blue: The Sapphire’s Enduring Legacy
For centuries, sapphires have been a gemstone prized by royalty, spiritual leaders, the wealthy and...
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The Fascinating Story of M.S. Rau’s French Quarter Renovation
The Fascinating Story of M.S. Rau’s French Quarter Renovation
The countdown to November 2019 is on: In only a few short months, M.S. Rau will open its freshly...
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Celebrating Holiday Traditions with M. S. Rau Antiques
Celebrating Holiday Traditions with M. S. Rau Antiques
It may be your grandparents twinkling chandelier above a holiday table, or a family excursion to a...
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All About Her: How to Select Gifts Women Really Want
All About Her: How to Select Gifts Women Really Want
Ask any child and they’ll be quick to tell you that the best part of the holidays is the...
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The Art of Gifting Art
The Art of Gifting Art
Fine art makes for the most memorable and cherished of gifts because it is something the recipients...
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Millennia in the Mirror: Portraiture in Historical Society
Millennia in the Mirror: Portraiture in Historical Society
Portraiture has a history almost as long as humanity itself. We have always been compelled by a...
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Top 5 Portrait Acquisitions of All Time
Top 5 Portrait Acquisitions of All Time
A portrait's purpose has always been to memorialize its subject. Over time, however, these works of...
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Sit, Stay, Roll Over: The Year of the Dog
Sit, Stay, Roll Over: The Year of the Dog
2018 marks the year of the dog on the Chinese zodiac calendar. Previous dog years include 2006,...
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Year in Review: Favorite Acquisitions of 2017
Year in Review: Favorite Acquisitions of 2017
We are known for finding rare and unique treasures here at M.S. Rau, but this piece goes above and...
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