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PARIS (AP) – Leon Gautier, the last surviving member of an elite French unit that joined U.S. and other Allied forces in the D-Day invasion to wrest Normandy from Nazi control, has died. He was 100. The death was announced July 3 by Romain Bail, the mayor of Ouistreham, an English Channel coastal community where Allies […]
VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER, France – The Cote d’Azur estate where Princess Margaret of Denmark and her husband, Prince Rene of Bourbon-Parma, made their home has recently been listed for sale at a no-reserve auction on Tuesday, May 16. Overlooking the French Riviera, the one-of-a-kind residence is known as La Carriere. It dates back to the 1920s, and is […]
ATLANTA – An equestrian study in oil by Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899), a scene of colorful sailboats on a beach by Nicola Simbari (Italian, 1927-2012), and a large bronze winter scene sculpture after Evgeni Lanceray (Russian and French, 1848-1886), are among the expected top lots in Ahlers & Ogletree’s three-session April Estates & Collections auction. […]
OAKLAND, Calif. – On Thursday, February 9, Clars Wines Auction will offer choice bottles from the private family collection of Steven B. Sharp. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.