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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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Erotica in the Western World: A Brief History
Erotica in the Western World: A Brief History
Erotica accords a vivacious presence to the world of antiques and historic art, despite its often...
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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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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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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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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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Young Talent: Announcing the Rau for Art Scholarship Winners
Young Talent: Announcing the Rau for Art Scholarship Winners
Many of our clients are surprised to hear that M.S. Rau Antiques operates a charity within the...
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Remembering One of The Greats: The Personal Effects of Joe DiMaggio
Remembering One of The Greats: The Personal Effects of Joe DiMaggio
"Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio....
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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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Famous Couples and Their Unforgettable Jewels
Famous Couples and Their Unforgettable Jewels
Picking the perfect piece of antique or estate jewelry to embody your love and admiration for your...
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An American Legend: The Marilyn Monroe Photographs by Lawrence Schiller
An American Legend: The Marilyn Monroe Photographs by Lawrence Schiller
Hollywood starlet. Sex symbol. American icon. Marilyn Monroe’s status as an enduring figure of...
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