Biltmore

Arts & Culture
2:27 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Priceless Treasures Hidden At Biltmore Estate; Homegrown Monuments Men?

Images like this one, Titian's 'Venus with a Mirror' were hidden away at the Biltmore Estate during World War II
National Gallery of Art

The new movie The Monuments Men depicts the true story of a group of army officers skirting around Europe during WWII trying to save historic works of art.  But not many know that there was a similar effort to save works of art in the U.S. And many of the nation's priceless treasures were shipped here to North Carolina.

Here's the improbable story:

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Arts & Culture
4:57 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Downton Abbey & Biltmore – How Similar Are They?

Downton Abbey cast in front of Highclere Castle
(C) Carnival Film & Television Limited 2012 for MASTERPIECE
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