Greek sculpture was the first and only ancient art to break free from conceptual conventions exploring how art might imitate nature, or even improve upon it
King Charles II (1630 – 1685) successfully revived local tradesmen’s skills and together he and his noble peers became arbiters and rulers of taste and style
From London comes the news that arguably, England’s most famous country palace, Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, is having an ‘Attic Sale’ at Sotheby’s, London in October.
This spring clean out by the current Duke and Duchess of Devonshire will indeed be an amazing event. What they have in their attic will certainly be worth a look at least, if not a personal perusal and perchance, perhaps a bid or two. The items will certainly reflect the evolution of art, design and style down the centuries.