July 23, 2024



Princess to sell palace full of Renaissance treasures for world record $534M

New York Post


Most people leave their stamp on a house. They move in with ideas. They buy wood and paint. They make “updates” and “refurbish,” until, one day, their house becomes a little museum of personal tastes. But there are some houses so steeped in the gluey soup of  civilization that they reshape the lives of their owners.

Her Serene Highness Rita Boncompagni Ludovisi, Principessa di Piombino, XIII — better known to Texans and New Yorkers as Rita Jenrette (just call her Rita) — is a victim of such a house.

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