.Knabstrupper, classical type. By 1900, the breed’s numbers and quality had declined significantly. But supporters of the Knabstrupper horses continued to fight for the survival of the breed, and in 1947 the stud farm “Egemosegaard” attempted to reestablish the breed. In 1971, breeder Frede Nielsen brought three Appaloosa stallions to Denmark to infuse new blood into the breed. This was a logical step, as the American Appaloosa developed directly from the Spanish spotted horses .
There is an interesting story behind his particular painting. Apparently, Picasso painted “Au Lapin Agile” (1904) in return for free meals at the famous cabaret of the same name in Monmartre, Paris. Picasso presented the painting to Frede, the owner of the cabaret, who not knowing then the value of the artwork, sold it for mere $20, in 1912. In 1952, art collector Joan Whitney Payson acquired the painting. By then the value of the painting had ballooned from $20 to $60,000. The painting…
Gothic French Cathedral Arch Aged Wood Console Table Tin Top
Inspired by artisans that toiled away on the window tracery in old European cathedrals; this extremely heavy table adds a touch of architecture to any room.
Woman with a Crow, 1904 by Pablo PicassoWoman with a Crow was produced towards the end of Picasso's 'blue period'. The subject exudes mystery. A young woman kisses and gently caresses a crow - possibly a literary reference to the mysteries of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) - in a gesture of such tenderness that we sense a mood of loss or reverie.
Black & White Tiles. Designböden in Gummersbach - Fliesenhaus Oberberg Rainer Frede & Elke Frede