The Ravensfield Collection

Collection Highlight

Sweet and Sour

Baroness Elsa Von Bienenstock (1885-1968) | Study of Bee (1910) | Ink on paper
Baroness Elsa Von Bienenstock (1885-1968) | Study of Bee (1910) | Ink on paper

An illustrator's love for bees led her to some of her best artwork... and almost to her deathbed.

Pernicious Pigment

Pernicious Pigment

In her quest to find the perfect color, an artist took from a mystical place. But the place might have claimed something from her in return....

Intertwined Kingdoms

Intertwined Kingdoms

This beautiful tapestry suffered the ire of a king, and the mercy of a fairy queen. It holds a story that ties to our own proclivity for coming apart, as much as our eternal hope for togetherness....

Our Lady Underneath

Our Lady Underneath

It took the Ravensfield family two generations to find this elusive Romanesque statuette, after it had been out of sight for over a thousand years. The uncanny religious idol hints at the existence of one of history's most mysterious cults—the Order of the Abyssal Mother....

The Fall of Dumarais Duchy

The Fall of Dumarais Duchy

A photographer found a place of legend that time forgot. But in capturing this unique image of beauty and decay, she would find herself in a maze of untamed wilderness that almost claimed her life....

The Unknown Cosmos

The Unknown Cosmos

The series of frescoes that decorated the library of Dumarais's palace have been celebrated as some of the strangest and most beautiful artwork related to cosmology, yet to this day no one has figured out their true origin, nor what specific cosmos they depict....

A Diary of Sorrows

A Diary of Sorrows

The lost diary of French duchess Eloise Dumarais is a masterpiece of delicate 18th century craftsmanship, and a priceless historical document about one of the world's most mysterious dynasties....

Madame la Duchesse

Madame la Duchesse

What was the origin of Aristide Demontigny's most original and valuable piece? Was it a desire to criticize the higher classes? Was it a broken heart? A fever dream? There's much to uncover behind this uncanny portrait....