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An art booster’s aerie lists in Hollywood Hills West at $2.348 million

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The steep pitched roof and dormer windows lend the residence a French farmhouse vibe.
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The longtime home of the late Lyn Kienholz, an advocate for California artists and the founder of the California/International Arts Foundation, has come on the market in Hollywood Hills West at $2.348 million.

Kienholz was known for raising the profile of California artists around the world. The French farmhouse was the site of many a lively dinner party connecting artists with writers, politicians and tastemakers.

Set on a gentle sloping lot, the home takes in city to ocean views. A winding driveway leads to the 1950s house, which has more than 4,000 square feet of living space.

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The flexible floor plan, containing four bedrooms and five bathrooms, opens to the front yard and patio by way of French doors. The second floor features open-beam ceilings and wide-plank floors.

There is parking for more than 10 cars.

Keinholz died this year at 88. She bought the property in 1973 for $66,000, public records show.

Jacqueline Tager of Sotheby’s International Realty is the listing agent.

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