Monday, January 30, 2006

Stavros Niarchos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stavros Niarchos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "In 1956 Niarchos acquired the important art collection of actor Edward G. Robinson and over the years put together one of the world's most significant collections with more than one hundred Impressionist and post-Impressionist paintings. In 1989, he purchased Picasso's self-portrait 'Yo Picasso' for $47,850,000, plus he acquired works by Van Gogh, Goya, El Greco, and Rubens"

His grandson Stavros Niarchos III is an international playboy who has been linked with Mary-Kate Olsen and Paris Hilton.

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