Frances Brody, a well-known LA philanthropist and daughter of advertising titan Albert Lasker, lived here until her death.

The house was esigned by A. Quincy Jones in 1949.
In January 2014, it was purchased by Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi.

In the summer of 2014, it was sold by Ellen DeGeneres to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million.
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By: imkjam

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@ 2010-01-15 21:01:22
Son Christopher W Brody is a director at Intuit, a former partner at Warburg, Pincus and partner at Vantage Partners
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@ 2011-03-07 16:23:06
Frances and her husband Sidney owned Picasso's Nude, Green Leaves and Bust for nearly 60 years. In March 2011, the painting was sold, presumably by their estate for a record breaking $106.5M USD. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nude,_Green_Leaves_and_Bust
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@ 2012-02-02 06:28:22
Arch = A. Quincy Jones, 1950
gordonhigh picture
@ 2013-05-23 12:04:13
Was sold for $14.88M in 2010

The new owner is billionaire James Chao, the chairman of Houston-based Westlake Energy.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-17/hidden-billionaires-unmasked-as-westlake-chemical-soars.html
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@ 2014-01-10 12:28:26
Just purchased by Ellen Degeneres for $39.888M.
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@ 2014-07-08 09:59:33
Ellen Degeneres reportedly sold the house for $55M to IT entrepreneur Sean Parker, making a $15M profit.

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