April 26 2015

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The Financial Times want me to write a piece on the merits of hanging 'old' art on your walls, as opposed to contemporary art. Easily done, of course. But I need some illustrations of Old Master-y type paintings in modern settings, ie houses and offices. Can anyone send me examples they might have seen?

I was pleased to see a pair of old pictures on the front cover of House and Garden recentlyin a modern interior. There was even - gasp - a piece of 'brown furniture'. Is the lustre of the new finally beginning to rub off, just a smidgen?

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