Fortunately for collectors, Bronze sculptures need very little in the way of cleaning and polishing. The best advice as to their care is more a case of what not to do rather than what must be done. But to give you peace of mind, below we have written our top tips for cleaning and taking care of bronzes.
Emile Gallé, 1846 – 1904, is considered a driving force behind the Art Nouveau movement and one of the most outstanding glass artists of his time. His naturalistic designs and innovative techniques greatly contributed to the development of the art of glassmaking and to the Art Nouveau Style.
In the world of collectables, art and antiques, provenance refers to an object’s history. This can include its exhibition in leading museums and galleries, as well as who owned the object, when and where. Today we are taking a look at the effect of the latter.
Even in this very modern world, antique collecting is very much alive and well. People still want a piece of history or a sentimental find that contributes much to their homes, whether they choose to build a collection of one artist’s work, or prefer a certain style.