POLAND: The Prince & the Portrait

In weddings, duels and state councils, Radziwills and Potockis, two of Poland's oldest, richest families, have faced each other for centuries. When, in the 18th Century, Charles Radziwill owned scores of towns and 600 villages. Felix Potocki had 130,000 peasants and 600,000 acres. Krystyna Radziwill had a play written in honor of her marriage, and Joseph Potocki's funeral was attended by ten bishops and 1,275 priests; 20 pieces of cannon used up 65,000 pounds of gunpowder in a wake that lasted six days.

But even in Poland, times change. Last week 22-year-old Andrew Potocki and his dark-haired bride of three...

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