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Beauty, Rarity, History: The M.S. Rau Blog

A New Orleans institution for over 100 years, M.S. Rau is among the premier fine art and antiques galleries in the world. Located in the heart of the French Quarter, our gallery overflows with incredible antiques by names including Tiffany & Co., Paul Revere and Fabergé. Our unparalleled selection of important, original paintings and sculpture spans the 16th through the 21st century, including legendary artists such as Brueghel, Monet and Rockwell, while our diverse selection of exquisite jewels, including rare colored diamonds, Kashmir sapphires and Burma rubies is without equal.

Blog entries from Beauty, Rarity, History: The M.S. Rau Blog

M.S.  Rau Gallery Sign

M.S. Rau’s French Quarter Renovation

  • December 7th, 2019 15:28

M.S. Rau is pleased to announce that it has officially opened its expansive, 19,000-square-foot new gallery space. ...

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Le Matin Diélette (Morning, Diélette) by Henry Moret.  Dated 1912.

Henry Moret and Paul Gauguin at the Pont-Aven School

  • November 5th, 2019 10:18

Henry Moret’s lasting reputation in art history is tied to his indelible talent for capturing the bright skies, ...

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Vachère dans une Clairière by Camille Pissarro.  Dated 1890.

The Pissarro Family: An Artistic Legacy

  • October 7th, 2019 08:28

Few families can match the rich artistic tradition of the Pissarro family; to this day, it remains one of the largest ...

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Portrait of Frederick the Wise by Lucas Cranach the Elder.  Oil on panel.  Circa 1530-1535.  24 3/4" high x 18 5/8" wide

The Political History of a Portrait by Lucas Cranach the Elder

  • September 6th, 2019 14:48

Alongside his contemporaries Hans Holbein the Younger and Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach the Elder is among the most ...

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Plum Tree in the Artist's Garden by Theodore Earl Butler, 1934.

Theodore Earl Butler: An American in Monet’s Garden

  • August 9th, 2019 08:48

Lush gardens and bucolic domestic scenes define significant chapters in Theodore Earl Butler’s career, and indeed, ...

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L'Éternel Printemps by Auguste Rodin.  The sculpture was originally intended for his Gates of Hell, but wa deemed too joyful.

Against the Grain: L'Éternel Printemps by Auguste Rodin

  • May 17th, 2019 16:33

“Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the ...

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Clarke Auction - December 15
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