The little girl wears a serious expression and a sumptuous lace-trimmed gown, which the green parrot perched at her right nearly upstages.
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Some 34,000 years ago, people carved artworks from the ivory tusks of the mammoths that roamed the region now known as Siberia.
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When the subject of Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997) comes up, most of us think of paintings of oversize cartoons—such as Drownin
The Biblioctopus Catalog can be as entertaining a read as some of the rare and antiquarian books that the Beverly Hills, Calif., shop sells.
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The item pictured here—a miniature model of a 19th-century brush-making machine that could produce tools as small as paintbrushes and as lar
William Secord can tell immediately whether a person likes dogs by how he or she reacts to the notion of dog paintings.
In 1682, Louis XIV—wishing to lock his fractious nobles in a golden cage where he could keep an eye on them—established the French center of
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Steuben Glass is renowned for the clear, brilliant, and flawless lead crystal that its glassmakers shape into vases, stemware, and decorat
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An intricately detailed model of an automobile or superyacht of your choice, crafted by British silversmith Gil Holt.