Portrait by Picasso, estimated at $56 million, to be Included in Sotheby’s February Auction in LondonJanuary 14th, 2013
A 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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