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Antigua Residence A bird painting by Balthus hangs in Bunny Mellon’s bedroom in her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club, where decorative artist Paul Leonard created Swedish-style painted floors that mimic stone paving; as Mellon once said, "I liked the way marble floors reflect light, but these are warmer and quieter."

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

Manhattan Residence : Tour the Exquisite Homes and Gardens of Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon : Architectural Digest

The arbor as seen from the greenhouse. Bunny Mellon’s Oak Spring estate, in Upperville, Virginia

Photos: Inside Bunny Mellon’s Estate

"The greenhouse in the garden of Bunny Mellon’s Oak Spring estate, in Upperville, Virginia, which features trompe l’oeil murals by Fernand Renard." Photography by Jonathan Becker.

Single-object decorating is always effective, especially in Mrs. Mellon’s houses. A French steel-campaign tester bed, shown here with baskets hanging from the ceiling, was in Oak Spring Farm, and is for sale. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby’s

Preview: The Incredible Jewelry, Furniture, and Art Available at Bunny Mellon’s Sotheby’s Auction

Rachel "Bunny" Mellon with a gathering of her topiaries, photographed at a window of her Virginia home (Vogue, 1965). Photo: Horst P. Horst/Condé Nast Archive. AD Remembers Design Icon Bunny Mellon

AD Remembers Bunny Mellon

Southern Abode+Rachel "Bunny" Mellon with a gathering of her topiaries, photographed at a window of her Virginia home (Vogue, Photo: Horst P.

At Oak Spring, ‘Mary Potter’ crab apples are cordoned over a pergola that leads from the walled garden to the greenhouses (doors shown).

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

i"At Oak Spring, ‘Mary Potter’ crab apples are cordoned over a pergola that leads from the walled garden to the greenhouses (doors shown)." Oak Spring residence of Bunny Mellon.

Take a look inside the private estate and see some of the items up for bid at Sotheby's three separate auctions of the Mellon collection

"A game room." Photography courtesy of Sotheby's. "Inside Bunny Mellon's Oak Spring Farm Estate" Garden and Gun

Bunny Mellon's Upper East Side Townhouse Wants $46 Million - Curbed NY

Bunny Mellon's Upper East Side Townhouse Wants $46 Million

Bunny Mellon Sotheby's auction from her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club

I love a painted floor. (Bunny Mellon Sotheby's auction from her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club).

Tour the Exquisite Homes and Gardens of Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Photos | Architectural Digest

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

Oak Spring Residence : Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Oak Spring Residence Artist Fernand Renard painted the trompe l’oeil shelving displays on the greenhouse cabinetry.

French artist Fernand Renard painted trompe l’oeil scenes on the storage cabinets that line a room at the Mellons’ greenhouse complex in Virginia.

A Look at Bunny Mellon’s Gardens and Homes Sourced from Her Archives

A Detail of Fernand Renard’s Trompe l’œil Cabinets at the Virginia Greenhouse Complex of Bunny Mellon

A sampling of Bunny Mellon's 18th and 19th century #porcelain vegetable, fruit, and botanical #servingware via @sothebys  Just stunning!

In November, Sotheby’s will auction a jaw-dropping selection of famous artworks, rare porcelains, and fine furnishings once owned by Bunny Mellon

Mellon, photographed by Henri Cartier-Bresson in her Oak Spring garden, 1962. Bunny Mellon Bunny Mellon and her husband Paul i...

Mellon, photographed by Henri Cartier-Bresson in her Oak Spring garden, 1962. Bunny Mellon Bunny Mellon and her husband Paul i...

Born to great privilege, the American heiress and art collector, nonetheless worked timelessly to create breathtaking gardens and interiors of soulful simplicity

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

In the home’s pink living room, John Singer Sargent’s 1882 Miss Beatrice Townsend hangs above the mantel, which displays a Jean Schlumberger jeweled tree.