Temporary Agreement Reached in Battle Over Picasso Bust

February 2nd, 2016

Dealer Larry Gagosian and the Qatar royal family have reached a temporary agreement on the ownership of the Picasso bust currently in dispute.  The work will be held at Gagosian Gallery until its the conflict is adjudicated.  The disagreement around the work revolves around multiple sales of the piece, with both the royal family and Gagosian claiming purchase of the piece from the artist’s daughter, Maya Widmaier-Picasso.

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