Time Flies: A daylight savings reminder

Editorial Staff

This 18th century cartel clock from the Horace Wood Brock collection, featured in the March issue of ANTIQUES, aptly depicts the fleeting nature of time, is particularly appropriate  this Sunday, when are clocks, now mostly digital, are turned ahead one hour. Brock’s stunning collection is a reminder of an age when instruments of timekeeping were not just practical necessities, as …

Master drawings from the collection of Horace Wood Brock

Editorial Staff

February 2009 | Horace Wood “Woody” Brock defines himself as a collector of fine aristocratic furniture and decorative objects, especially English and French eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century pieces—Louis XIV, neo-Palladian, rococo, chinoiserie, Regency, Empire—but he is also a very significant collector of master drawings. These range from mid-sixteenth-century Italian to early nineteenth-century French and are wonderfully diverse in style, subject …