Ruins in the baroque

18 Nov 2022
During the Baroque period in Spain the works of Juan de La Corte and other architectural painters encouraged the development of architecture itself, many of the court painters would receive commission...
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Welcome Mr. Berlanga!

11 Nov 2022
Walter Benjamin said that the figure of the born collector, along with that of the curious child and the urban flâneur share the same inquiring spirit. The German author was referring to those souls w...
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Roman urns. Art to honor ancestors

5 Nov 2022
Roman funeral rites were part of one of their identity signs and defining features of their most ancient values and traditions (including those of the conquered peoples). The artistic expression on th...
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Use of jade in jewelry.

28 Oct 2022
The etymology of the term jade dates back to the Spanish conquest of South and Central America. It means flank stone, referring to a stone that the Spanish conquistadors brought from America, and to w...
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Why invest in pocket watches?

29 Aug 2022
Setdart Subastas will auction on September 13, among many other pieces, Juan José Ontalva's collection of pocket watches, among which we find a wide range of periods, schools and precious metals. Due...
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