'Priceless' Roman villa with rare artworks in search of a buyer

A ceiling fresco painted by Italian Baroque master Guercino in the Villa Aurora, depicting Fame with Honour and Virtue. The villa is up for sale following an inheritance dispute between the widow of Prince Nicolo Boncompagni Ludovisi, who died in 2018 at age 77, and his three sons from his first marriage. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
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(NYTIMES) - Fancy owning a huge villa that houses more than a few pieces of Roman history? But it will set you back over half a billion US dollars though.

After all, the sprawling villa has been heralded as the real estate deal of the century.

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