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Tag: Thomas Luny

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    19th-Century Paintings and Decorative Arts Available From Doyle

    A 19th-century painting by Thomas Luny highlights Doyle's English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts auction. Luny was known for his depictions of seafaring and naval battles. His first studio was in the same building as the East India Company, whose officers often commissioned work. The available painting shows…

    Thomas Luny
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    19th Century European Paintings

    Jean-François Millet’s Laitière Normande (Norman Milkmaid) is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming 19th Century European Paintings sale, presented by Bonhams. The work shows a milkmaid with an outstretched arm balancing a copper jug on her shoulder. It shows Millet's fascination with the realistic imagery of the 19th-century…

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    The Traditional Collector

    M. Welte & Söhne was an instrument production house that helped develop automatic instruments and orchestrions. Large organs that can synthesize the sound of other instruments, orchestrions have complex inner workings made of rolled paper and radiating pipes. During the mid-19th century, orchestrions became a status symbol and indicator of…

    The Traditional Collector