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The Paint Colors Of The Rich And Famous

Monet’s Luminous Yellow

This is the sunny color that covers the home of Claude Monet. She wanted to bring light and color into her home during the 43 years she lived there.

PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES

Vanderbilt Brown

This private bedroom painted with chocolate brown was owned by art collector and philanthropist George Washington Vanderbilt. He was his own decorator and stocked his rooms with antiques such as the walnut Portuguese Baroque Bed.

PHOTO: THE BILTMORE COMPANY

Hemingway’s Light Blue

Hemingway’s wife, Pauline who was a fashion editor for Vogue selected cool interior colors. This light blue color does a great job of making the room feel much cooler in the sub-tropic climate of Key West.

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Saarinen’s Beige

This beige color was actually handcrafted by Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen for his own home. The color was meant to be pretty reflective and keep the room as bright as possible.

PHOTO: ERIC FRANCHY/CRANBROOK CENTER FOR COLLECTIONS AND RESEARCH

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