In Deed! Gallerist Frederick Hudson Sells in Egyptian Temple

Our daily roundup of the most notable high-end residential transactions from the past 24 hours.

— Leveraged-buyout pioneer Lewis van Amerongen sold his 13 East 71st Street townhouse for $16.75 million to the creatively named 13 East 71st LLC. The 20-foot-wide, five-story brownstone is on a landmarked block facing the Frick Museum. Listed by Brown Harris Stevens’ John B. Glass, the home has four master bedrooms, a library and a staff suite. Filed: 4.23.10

Frederick Hudson, owner of the eponymous art gallery, sold the seventh-floor apartment at 135 West 70th Street that was the site of his gallery. The building was erected more than 80 years ago for the Knights of Pythias, and its design was meant to mimic an Egyptian temple. The apartment, sold to Michael and Cheryl Rolland for $1.55 million, was listed by Brown Harris Stevens’ Margaret H. Bay. Filed: 4.22.10

Penelope Shaw and Robert Matthews sold their townhouse at 20 East 93rd Street for $7.5 million to Francesco Scattone and Judith Gibbons. The 20-foot-wide, five-story brownstone boasts a fifth-floor terrace and an L-shaped rear garden. The Romanesque revival townhouse was listed by Brown Harris Stevens’ lovely Paula del Nunzio. Filed: 4.22.10

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In Deed! Gallerist Frederick Hudson Sells in Egyptian Temple