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The Clarks: an American story of wealth, scandal and mystery

Why are the mansions of one of America’s richest women sitting vacant? Click to follow this photo narrative of the reclusive Huguette Clark and her father, William Andrews Clark, the "Paris millionaire senator." Where is Huguette Clark? And what will become of her fortune?

Click on the photo to continue. W.A. Clark Memorial Library
Click on the photo to continue. John L. Wiley, http://flickr.com/photos/jw4pix/
Click on the photo to continue. Barbara Cleary's Realty Guild
Click on the photo to continue. Bill Dedman / msnbc.com
Click on the photo to continue. Newell family photo
Click on the photo to continue. "The Clarks: An American Phenomenon," 1941
Lewis Pub. Co. / New-York Historical Society
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Libraries, Special Collections
Montana Historical Society Research Center
Montana Historical Society Research Center
Clinedinst / The National Magazine, 1905
Library of Congress
The Butte Miner
The Butte Miner
The Anaconda Standard
George P. Hall & Son / New-York Historical Society
Salon Doré, 1770, on view at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington
Edgar Degas, "The Dance Class," 1873, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington
George P. Hall & Son / New-York Historical Society
One of four galleries in the Clark mansion, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington
The New York Times
Ship's registry from the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation
Montana Historical Society Research Center
The New York Times
The New York Times
Bill Dedman / msnbc.com
George P. Hall & Son / New-York Historical Society
Bill Dedman / msnbc.com
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, "Repose," 1860, reworked 1865-1870, Corcoran Gallery of Art
Woodlawn Cemetery, Bill Dedman / msnbc.com
William Merritt Chase, 1915, Corcoran Gallery
B.L. Singley, Butte, 1904 / Library of Congress
Harris & Ewing / Library of Congress
The New York Times
Pictometry International
The Los Angeles Times
AP
John L. Wiley, http://flickr.com/photos/jw4pix/
"In the Roses," Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1882
Barbara Cleary's Realty Guild
Barbara Cleary's Realty Guild
Barbara Cleary's Realty Guild
Le Beau Château, Barbara Cleary's Realty Guild
Barbara Cleary's Realty Guild
Bill Dedman / msnbc.com
"Apartments for the Affluent," 1975, by Andrew Alpern
Huguette Clark in France, "Le Sénateur Qui Aimait La France," Andre Baeyens
The Copper King Mansion