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18th-century buttons from "Déboutonner la Mode" – the 2015 exhibition at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris

Buttons & Buckles – One Two Buckle, or Button my Shoe?

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Buttons and buckles often set with gemstones, pearls, enamelware or cameos were made for centuries in decorative styles, now part of jewelry and costume history

Portrait of Spain – Masterpieces from the Prado at Brisbane

Portrait of Spain – Masterpieces from the Prado at Brisbane

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The Museo Nacional del Prado at Madrid, Spain, is an extraordinary gallery containing an unparalleled collection of fine works of art. It provides a splendid commentary on the tastes of enlightened Spanish monarchs who, from the fifteenth century onwards became avid collectors of painting and sculpture. Today this major institution…