Portrait by Picasso, estimated at $56 million, to be Included in Sotheby’s February Auction in London

January 14th, 2013

Pablo Picasso, Femme assise près d’une fenêtre (1932), via BloombergA 1932 painting of Pablo Picasso’s mistress is expected to sell for as much as $56 million at auction next month.  Femme assise pres d’une fenetre has been placed on sale by Sotheby’s auction house, and is guaranteed to sell courtesy of a third-party, “irrevocable” bid.  The 61-lot auction on February 5th will also include works by Claude Monet and Joan Miró, among other notable surrealist and impressionist painters, and is valued at $240 million.

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