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Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, United States
DoneSat, Jan 18, 2014 4:00 PM GMT

VILLA DU SOLEIL, NEWPORT, R. I. AUCTION

Saturday, January 18th,2014 at 11 A.M.(EST) To be held at: THE NEWPORT HARBOR HOTEL AND MARINA 49 AMERICA'S CUP AVENUE, NEWPORT, R. I. 02840 EXHIBITION: TO BE HELD IN THE MANSION, VILLA DU SOLEIL HAMMERSMITH ROAD, NEWPORT, R. I., THURS., JAN. 16th, AND FRIDAY, JANUARY 17th, 10 A.M.-4 P.M. RECEPTION AT THE NEWPORT HARBOR HOTEL ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 17th, 5 P.M.-7 P.M.BY R.S.V.P EXHIBITION ATTENDEES CONTENTS OF THIS VILLA, WHICH IS ON THE NATIONAL REGISTRY OF HOMES.THE PALLADIAN-STYLE VILLA ON HAMMERSMITH ROAD, OFF OF OCEAN DRIVE,IS FAMED FOR ITS FORMAL GARDENS, COLONNADES AND BALCONIES. IMPORTANT PAINTINGS TO INCLUDE TWO WITH ATTRIBUTIONS TO GAINSBOROUGH, A PASTEL FROM THE BATHER SERIES BEARING A RENOIR SIGNATURE AND MANY OTHERS. A HISTORIC NAPOLEONIC COLLECTION. FINE FRENCH, ITALIAN AND EUROPEAN FURNISHINGS. FORMIDABLE BRONZES, SCONCES AND FIXTURES. STEINWAY SALON PIANO. COUTURE. BOOKS. WE ARE STILL CATALOGUING THIS HISTORIC HOME AND WILL POST ADDITIONAL CATALOGUE LISTINGS ON OR ABOUT JAN. 5TH.