NYC home of artist Bill Scharf sells for first time in 50 years

A Central Park West household that the moment housed an artist, buddy and collaborator of the famed abstract painter Mark Rothko is in agreement immediately after hitting the market in April for the to start with time in 50 decades.

The late artist Monthly bill Scharf formerly lived in this 75 Central Park West co-op — and it’s now becoming marketed by the estate of his widow, Sally Scharf, by executors who consist of their son, Aaron Scharf.

The couple purchased this unit for $42,500 in 1973 — about $286,800 in today’s figures.

Scharf passed away in 2018, at age 90. His perform is in the long lasting collections of several museums which includes the Guggenheim, the Philadelphia Museum of Artwork, Boston’s Institute of Present-day Art, the Brooklyn Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

The unit was on the market place for a mere two weeks.

The two-bedroom, two-lavatory distribute asked $1.3 million.  

NYC home of artist Bill Scharf sells for first time in 50 years
A single of the home’s two bedrooms.
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Interior of the home's kitchen.
The kitchen is 18-ft long.
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Black and white photo of Mark Rothko.
Bill Scharf collaborated with fellow abstract artist Mark Rothko, observed previously mentioned.
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Interior of a fireplace under a work of art.
A fire warms the late artist’s previous household.
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“It was a magical position to grow up, surrounded by my father’s paintings, with Central Park emotion like the largest entrance yard in the planet,” explained Aaron Scharf. 

Primary information in the home, found in a Rosario Candela-built creating, consist of oversize windows, beamed ceilings, hardwood flooring and attractive moldings. The unit opens to an entrance gallery, which prospects to a significant residing home for entertaining and an 18-foot-prolonged kitchen area. The corner master suite has sights to the south and west — and a storage unit arrives with the sale.

The listing brokers are Triplemint’s Jed Lewin and Lauren Viviani.