Art: Jigsaw Puzzle

One of the biggest and most expensive items in the vast art collection of the late William Randolph Hearst was a complete 12th century Spanish monastery that once stood in Sacramenia, a village near Segovia. In his imperious way, Hearst bought the monastery, had it dismantled stone by stone, and shipped (in 35,000 pieces weighing 2,500 tons) to the U.S. It cost Hearst more than half a million dollars and ten years of effort to get his treasure home. By that time, even Hearst was reluctant to spend the additional sum it would cost to rebuild the monastery on his San...

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