Trial Begins for Picasso Electrician Accused of Stealing Artist’s Works

February 11th, 2015

The trial for Pierre Le Guennec, a former handyman for Pablo Picasso, and his wife has begun.  The pair recently revealed an enormous trove of works by the artist they claim they were given in the 1970’s, and which state prosecutors claim they stole.  If convicted of theft, they could face up to five years in prison and a €375,000 fine.

Read more at The Guardian