American philanthropist Jayne Wrightsman, legendary in New York society for having impeccable taste in everything and for being the one first lady Jackie Kennedy asked to help revamp the White House. She has long been an astute patron of the fine and decorative arts, funding period rooms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and commissioning influential interiors by Jansen. On December 5th , her incredible jewelry collection will be available at Sothebys auction: “Magnificent Jewels from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman” in New York.
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And if you want to know more about this incredibly stylish woman who, despite not having a formal education, became an Art Expert and collector, read about her saga of self-invention, power and patronage in this article from Vanity Fair Magazine.