Trial Ends for Former Picasso Electrician, Sentence Due Next Month

February 16th, 2015

Danielle and Pierre Le Guennec, via Art ObservedThe hearing over Danielle and Pierre Le Guennec’s alleged theft of Pablo Picasso works has concluded, with the prosecutor calling for a suspended five year sentence.  The final verdict and sentencing is set to occur next month.  “The Picasso that I know did not separate himself from his work,” says Anne Baldessari, the former director of the Musée Picasso in Paris, told Art Newspaper. “It would be like ripping off his skin.”

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