Inside the Brody mansion in Holmby Hills


picasso190-nyt.jpgSince the prize of the Frances and Sidney Brody art collection — “Nu au Plateau de Sculpteur” — sold at auction last night for a record $106.5 million, the New York Times offers a look inside the mansion where the Picasso used to hang. It was designed in 1949 by A. Quincy Jones, and used to contain works by Braque, Miro, Giacometti, Degas, Modigliani and Renoir, "as well as a ceramic mural made by Matisse," in addition to the Picasso. "The Brody estate – with five bedrooms and four staff bedrooms, tennis court, pool and poolside guest house, as well as many pieces of William Haines furniture and the house’s original gold dragon door handles – has recently been listed by Coldwell Banker Previews International of Beverly Hills, and is expected to start showing in three to four weeks, once the Brody family has completed its inventory and the hoopla of the Christie’s auctions has died down," says the NYT.

Photo: Kate Carr Photography

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