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Untouched 1942 Apartment Discovered In Paris

Parisian socialite and actress Madame de Florian fled her apartment in an effort to escape a Nazi raid. She never returned to her dwelling and yet continued to pay the rent right up until she passed away aged 91.

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A 1898 painting of Madame de Florian age 24 by artist Giovanni Boldini. The starting price for the painting in the auction was $407,940, it soon went up to $2,855,580 for the historic work. A world record for the artist.

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