Rachel "Bunny" Mellon with a gathering of her topiaries, photographed at a window of her Virginia home (Vogue, 1965). Photo: Horst P. Horst/Condé Nast Archive. AD Remembers Design Icon Bunny Mellon

AD Remembers Bunny Mellon

Southern Abode+Rachel "Bunny" Mellon with a gathering of her topiaries, photographed at a window of her Virginia home (Vogue, Photo: Horst P.

Bunny Mellon’s Vegetables Rachel Lambert Mellon designed the White House Rose Garden and was an advisor to Jackie Kennedy on fine art during the White House Renovation. Her own style was strongly influenced by French landscape design and her rare collection of horticulture books on her Virginia estate, Oak Spring Farms, reflects her passion for the study of botanicals. The extent of Mrs. Mellon’s private collections of art and decorative objects was not known until recently when the…

Bunny Mellon’s Vegetables Rachel Lambert Mellon designed the White House Rose Garden and was an advisor to Jackie Kennedy on fine art during the White House Renovation.

A sampling of Bunny Mellon's 18th and 19th century #porcelain vegetable, fruit, and botanical #servingware via @sothebys  Just stunning!

In November, Sotheby’s will auction a jaw-dropping selection of famous artworks, rare porcelains, and fine furnishings once owned by Bunny Mellon

Bunny Mellon's Upper East Side Townhouse Wants $46 Million - Curbed NY

Bunny Mellon's Upper East Side Townhouse Wants $46 Million

Twelve botanical 17th century studies by Jan and Caspar Commelin, with a pre-auction estimated value of from $2,000 to $3,000 sold for $37,500 at the Sotheby's auction.

Garden Visit: Bunny Mellon at Oak Spring Farms

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A Look at Bunny Mellon’s Gardens and Homes Sourced from Her Archives

Upperville, VA/Bunny Mellon

Upperville, VA/Bunny Mellon

The arbor as seen from the greenhouse. Bunny Mellon’s Oak Spring estate, in Upperville, Virginia

Photos: Inside Bunny Mellon’s Estate

"The greenhouse in the garden of Bunny Mellon’s Oak Spring estate, in Upperville, Virginia, which features trompe l’oeil murals by Fernand Renard." Photography by Jonathan Becker.

Born to great privilege, the American heiress and art collector, nonetheless worked timelessly to create breathtaking gardens and interiors of soulful simplicity

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

In the home’s pink living room, John Singer Sargent’s 1882 Miss Beatrice Townsend hangs above the mantel, which displays a Jean Schlumberger jeweled tree.

Single-object decorating is always effective, especially in Mrs. Mellon’s houses. A French steel-campaign tester bed, shown here with baskets hanging from the ceiling, was in Oak Spring Farm, and is for sale. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby’s

Preview: The Incredible Jewelry, Furniture, and Art Available at Bunny Mellon’s Sotheby’s Auction

Tour the Exquisite Homes and Gardens of Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Photos | Architectural Digest

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

BUNNY MELLON Garden designer, stylesetter, and philanthropist Rachel "Bunny" Mellon in the at Oak Spring, her Virginia farm; she stands amid the herb topiaries she popularized (shown here are common myrtles). For details see June Sources.

A bronze rabbit by sculptor Jane Canfield perches atop the garden gate at designer Bunny Mellon's estate.

Photos: Inside Bunny Mellon’s Estate

Bronze rabbit - Rachel Bunny Mellon - Oak Spring estate in Upperville Virginia.

Inside Bunny Mellon's Oak Spring Farm Estate – Garden & Gun

"A game room." Photography courtesy of Sotheby's. "Inside Bunny Mellon's Oak Spring Farm Estate" Garden and Gun

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