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Bunny’s Grand Finale: Auctions Draw $218 Million for Library

last monthArts : ArtsBeat

Home furnishings, from a child's chair to rare porcelains, from the homes of Rachel Lambert Mellon, fetched more than $14 million.

Blue pear-shaped diamond sets auction record

A Fancy Vivid Blue pear-shaped diamond from the estate of Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon set an auction record for any blue diamond.

Art from Bunny Mellon collection brings in $158.7 million at auction

2 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Art from the collection of the late Rachel Lambert Mellon -- known as Bunny Mellon -- brought in a total of $158.7 million at auction Monday. The Sotheby's auction in New York comprised 43 works of art, all of which sold, led by a Mark Rothko painting that went for $39.9 million.

Art from Bunny Mellon collection brings in $158.7 million at auction

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Art from the collection of the late Rachel Lambert Mellon -- known as Bunny Mellon -- brought in a total of $158.7 million at auction Monday. The Sotheby's auction in New York comprised 43 works of art, all of which sold, led by a Mark Rothko painting that went for $39.9 million.

Rothko and O’Keeffe Works Among Highlights of Mellon Auction

2 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

Paintings by Rothko, Diebenkorn, O’Keeffe and Fontana will be auctioned at Sotheby's on Monday, along with other artworks from the collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon, known as Bunny.

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

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The design world is in a tizzy right now: RachelBunnyMellon’s collection will be up for grabs at Sotheby’s beginning November 10 with her “Masterworks,” and continuing November 20 to 23, with over 2,000 items of furniture, silver, linens, and decorations, mostly from her storied estate, Oak Spring Farm,... More »

HOUSE OF THE DAY: The 2,000-Acre Mellon Estate In Virginia Is On The Market For $70 Million

The Upperville, Virginia estate of late heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon recently hit the market for $70 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. Called Oak Spring Farm, the 2,000-acre property includes a 10,000-square-foot Georgian...Show More Summary

On the Market: Bunny Mellon's 2,000-Acre Virginia Estate Asks $70M

The roughly 2,000-acre Virginia estate of the late Rachel "Bunny" Mellon has hit the market for a jaw-dropping $70M. Since Mellon passed in March at the ripe age of 103, we've seen seen more of the famed horticulturalist, art...

Sotheby’s to Auction Items From Paul and Bunny Mellon Estate

6 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

On Tuesday, Sotheby’s announced that it would auction contents from the estate of Rachel Lambert Mellon, known as Bunny, who died in March.

Disgraced Cheater John Edwards Banned From Bunny Mellon’s Funeral: Did Her Big Donation Fund His Affair?

Former US senator John Edwards charmed RachelBunnyMellon into donating $700,000 towards his 2008 presidential campaign, but when the generous 103-year-old passed away last month, the disgraced cheater was… READ ON

Bunny Mellon, a DC Garden Designer with Connections by Susan Harris

9 months agoHobbies / Gardening : Garden Rant

Philanthropist and garden designer Bunny Mellon died recently, and I didn’t appreciate her significance until reading Adrian Higgins’ terrific profile of her in today’s  WaPo.  “RachelBunnyMellon, arts patron and confidante of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 103.” I didn’t even know that she designed two major gardens at the White House – the Jacqueline […]

American philanthropist Bunny Mellon dies at 103

(Reuters) - Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the aristocratic philanthropist and a close friend of Jacqueline Kennedy who provided money used to conceal 2008 U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards' extramarital affair, has died at the age of 103, her attorney'...

ABC Ignores Death of Heiress Involved in John Edwards Scandal; CBS and NBC Skip Dem ID

ABC News completely ignored the Monday death of heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, who used her wealth to help conceal the mistress of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards. CBS and NBC both noted the passing of the 103-year-old and her connection to Edwards, but failed identify Edwards as a Democrat. Show More Summary

RachelBunnyMellon, Heiress Who Paid For John Edwards Mistress, Dies At 103

RachelBunnyMellon, who married into the Mellon family banking fortune though she was already heiress to a mouthwash fortune of her own, passed away Monday at the age of 103, her friend and attorney Alexander Forger announced. Born Rachel Lowe Lambert, her wealth came from her grandfather, a chemist, who invented Listerine — and... Show More Summary

Heiress, Edwards Donor Bunny Mellon Dies

Rachel Lambert "Bunny" Mellon, an heir to the Listerine fortune and a horticulturalist, fine arts collector and philanthropist, died Monday at her Upperville, Va., estate. She was 103. Late in her life, her support for the presidential aspirations of John Edwards made news when scandal engulfed him. Show More Summary

Banking Heiress Bunny Mellon Dead At 103

UPPERVILLE, Va. (AP) — Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the deeply private and profoundly wealthy centenarian, has died at her estate in Virginia. She was 103. Her longtime personal attorney Alexander Forger said from his office in New York City...Show More Summary

Former Edwards financial backer 'Bunny' Mellon dies at 103

(CNN) – Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a high-profile financial backer of former presidential candidate John Edwards, died Monday morning in Upperville, Virginia, according to her attorney, Alexander Forger. She was 103. Along with her ties to Edwards, Mellon was known for being a major arts patron and donating hundreds of art pieces to the National Gallery […]

Kennedy confidante RachelBunnyMellon dies at 103

Arts patron and Kennedy confidante RachelBunnyMellon died Monday. She was 103. The heiress to the Listerine fortune left her mark on Washington as the designer of the current White House Rose Garden, a patron of the National Gallery of Art, and perhaps most notably, for her close friendship with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. At 101, […]

Mellon Estate in Cape Cod Sells for $19.5 Million

The Cape Cod estate of philanthropist RachelBunnyMellon has sold for $19.5 million. The approximately 26-acre waterfront compound on a private island called Oyster Harbors had been listed with an asking price of $28.7 million.

"John Edwards Jury Reaches Verdict on Just 1 of 6 Counts."

"Jurors told Judge Catherine Eagles they had reached a unanimous verdict only on Count 3 of the indictment. That charge pertains specifically to more than $700,000 in donations wealthy heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon gave Edwards to allegedly cover up an illicit affair and illegitimate child."

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