Bernard Arnault, the famed entrepreneur and proprietor of the ultra-luxury group LVMH, has added a brand new property beneath his title. The billionaire is the brand new proprietor of Casa degli Atellani, the previous residence of Leonardo Da Vinci, a polymath and grasp painter. Situated within the metropolis centre of Milan, the property’s earlier occupants embrace the descendants of the Conti and Portaluppi households.
At press time, the transaction and goal of this acquisition weren’t disclosed.
The majestic property was constructed within the late 1400s and donated to Da Vinci by Ludovico “Il Moro” Duke of Milan in 1498 when the painter was on the town to color his magnum opus — The Final Supper. By means of the years, Casa degli Atellani noticed a number of adjustments of arms and possession and in 1919, it was acquired by the senator and entrepreneur Ettore Conti.
Situated on Corso Magenta, the property underwent restoration works beneath the route of Piero Portaluppi, who’s a well-known architect and son-in-law of Conti. Throughout the grand nation home’s verdant courtyard is a hidden winery that when belonged to Da Vinci. It was the one wine-producing landholding within the centre of Milan and spans round two acres or 16 rows. Restored in 2014, after years of neglect, it was restored to its former glory in 2015 through the worldwide Expo held within the capital metropolis. The general public may as soon as once more indulge within the wines made in Milan.
The revitalisation of Casa degli Atellani noticed it turn into a prime vacation spot for style reveals, shows and cocktail receptions. Vacationers and guests usually earmark the property as one of many locations to go to. There are additionally six for-rent residences that might be utilised.
The multi-billionaire’s portfolio consists of among the world’s most luxurious manufacturers like Louis Vuitton, Dior, Tiffany & Co., Bvlgari and others. He additionally owns a number of wines and spirits corporations, particularly Ruinart, Dom Perignon, Moet & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot. Being one of many richest on this planet, Arnault is all the time on the prime of the record and infrequently competes with Tesla and Twitter proprietor Elon Musk for the crown. As of December 2022, Forbes estimates Arnault to have a internet price of US$181.8 billion.
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