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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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Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Festive Holiday Dishes from History
Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Festive Holiday Dishes from History
Every year when the holidays roll around, we look forward to serving — and devouring — our...
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Decorating with Fine Art, An Interview with Bill Rau
Decorating with Fine Art, An Interview with Bill Rau
Beautiful art, including paintings and sculpture, can transform your home and be passed down...
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Let’s Drink: The History of Cocktail Rings and Prohibition
Let’s Drink: The History of Cocktail Rings and Prohibition
The original American “bling,” cocktail rings emerged during the 1920s as bold statement pieces...
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The Evolution of the Marvelous Music Box
The Evolution of the Marvelous Music Box
The universal language of music has the ability to evoke great joy, humor, sorrow and...
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J.C. Leyendecker: American Sophistication, Illustrated
J.C. Leyendecker: American Sophistication, Illustrated
Before Norman Rockwell, the American ideal was shaped by a different illustrator - Joseph Christian...
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Re-think, Recognize, Rebrand: M.S. Rau Rechristened with New Name and Logo
Re-think, Recognize, Rebrand: M.S. Rau Rechristened with New Name and Logo
What’s in a name? For 107-year-old antiques, fine art and jewelry gallery M.S. Rau, everything....
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Édouard Léon Cortès: The Parisian Poet of Painting
Édouard Léon Cortès: The Parisian Poet of Painting
“As long as I am able to get up and go to my easel, I will paint. Until my last breath, because I...
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Montague Dawson: The Master of Maritime
Montague Dawson: The Master of Maritime
Undoubtedly considered the premier marine painter of the 20th century, Montague Dawson is...
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American Impressionism: American Art in a New Light
American Impressionism: American Art in a New Light
Like its French inspiration, American Impressionism sought to capture the fleeting emotion of...
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Antoine Bouvard: Master of the Venetian View
Antoine Bouvard: Master of the Venetian View
Celebrated for his captivating views of the Venetian canals, French painter Antoine Bouvard...
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Animal Instincts: British Animal Painters
Animal Instincts: British Animal Painters
The depiction of animals in art is as old as humanity itself. Some of the earliest representations...
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Flora Danica: Porcelain Fit for Royalty
Flora Danica: Porcelain Fit for Royalty
Prestige. Refinement. Royal Provenance. A true product of its age, the origin of Royal...
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