If you are visually impaired or blind, you can visit the PDF version by Pressing CONTROL + ALT + 4
<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> VICE & VIRTUE<br /> “It is no easy matter to go to heaven<br /> by way of New Orleans.”<br /> – REVEREND J. CHANDLER GREGG<br /> The impetus for this exhibition is the Tricentennial of<br /> the city of New Orleans, being celebrated citywide<br /> throughout 2018. The occasion presents an opportunity<br /> to reflect upon the city’s 300-year history, of which<br /> M.S. Rau Antiques has been present for over a century.<br /> The rich, paradoxical nature of the city’s culture, past<br /> and present, proves exceedingly ripe for exploration.<br /> New Orleans is a place where salacious acts on<br /> Bourbon Street occur virtually in the shadow of<br /> St. Louis Cathedral. For the exhibition, the city’s story<br /> is a window into a timeless human experience: the<br /> struggle between virtue and vice.<br /> Highlighting a diverse array of fine art, rare objects, and<br /> much more from M.S. Rau’s collection, Vice and Virtue<br /><a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=1"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=2"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=3"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=4"> VICE & VIRTUE “It is no easy matter to go to h</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=5"> AN EXHIBITION OF SEX, SAINTS AND SIN As legend </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=6"> INNoceNcE Innocence, in a theological sense, rela</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=7"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=8"> AUGUSTE RODIN 1840-1917 • French L’Inn</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=9"> 888-983-7485 • rauantiques.com • 7</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=10"> TITO CONTI 1842-1924 • Italian </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=11"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=12"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=13"> ELKINGTON & CO. CHARGER British </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=14"> JOSEPH GOTT 1786-1860 • British Little Red</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=15"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=16"> GEORGE MORREN 1868-1941 • Belgian </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=17"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=18"> TEMptATioN Whether it be in the form of the forbi</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=19"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=20"> JEHAN GEORGES VIBERT 1840-1902 •</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=21"> "Like a Monk under his hood. Under the roof o</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=22"> The serpent—representative of good and evil, pois</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=23"> FAIRYLAND LUSTRE VASE British </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=24"> 22 • rauantiques.com • 888-983-7485</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=25"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=26"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=27"> DELPHIN ENJOLRAS 1865-1945 • French </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=28"> EROTIC GAMBLER Bronze • Circa 1880 </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=29"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=30"> ThE SAveD Across the majority of the world’s rel</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=31"> POPE PAUL VI’S CROSS Italian 18K gold with over 6</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 32" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=32"> SASSOFERRATO 1609-1685 • Italian Madonna </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 33" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=33"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 34" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=34"> BAROQUE PLAQUES Italian St. Jerome and Mary Magda</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 35" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=35"> Each depicted with skulls and crosses, these</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 36" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=36"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 37" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=37"> POPE LEO XIII’S CHIAVARI CHAIRS Italian </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 38" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=38"> WILLIAM ADOLPHE BOUGUEREAU 1825-1905</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 39" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=39"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 40" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=40"> CHRISTIAN CHALICE Russian Gilded silver and en</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 41" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=41"> 888-983-7485 • rauantiques.com • 39</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 42" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=42"> EXCEPTIONALLY RARE LIMOGES PLAQUE French </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 43" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=43"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 44" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=44"> ThE DaMNeD Here lurk the sinners, those who embra</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 45" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=45"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 46" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=46"> 44 • rauantiques.com • 888-983-7485</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 47" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=47"> SIÈGE D’AMOUR LOVE CHAIR French </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 48" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=48"> EROTIC POSTCARDS FROM THE HILL COLLECTION Frenc</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 49" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=49"> 888-983-7485 • rauantiques.com • 47</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 50" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=50"> SHUNGA Japanese Man and Woman Embrace G</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 51" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=51"> SHUNGA Japanese Couple Intertwined </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 52" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=52"> JEAN-ANDRÉ RIXENS 1846-1924 • French Jeune </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 53" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=53"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 54" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=54"> While alcohol is highly symbolic in many religion</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 55" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=55"> TIFFANY & CO. TANTALUS British Crystal, </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 56" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=56"> MEISSEN BACCHANALIAN GROUP German </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 57" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=57"> DECORATIVE TRAY Austrian Die Ainkunftam Tanzbo</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 58" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=58"> MILLS DOUBLE UPRIGHT SLOT MACHINE American C</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 59" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=59"> 888-983-7485 • rauantiques.com • 57</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 60" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=60"> PIETER BRUEGHEL THE YOUNGER 1564/65-1</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 61" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=61"> </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 62" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=62"> RENÉ LALIQUE VASE French Ronces (Brambles) Art </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 63" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=63"> ZADORA SKULL American Lapis lazuli • 20th ce</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 64" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=64"> SCOLD’S BRIDLE German Iron • 20th century </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 65" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=65"> CHAIN MACE German Iron and wood • 20th century</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 66" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=66"> A CANE FOR EVERY... Few collectibles offer insi</a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 67" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=67"> ...VIRTUE AND VICE. ST. CHRISTOPHER CANE </a> <a title="CC18-3_VV_Exhibition_Cat page 68" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/c400a2b8?page=68"> 630 Royal Street • New Orleans, LA 70130 A</a>