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Picassos: Spain Loses Them, France Finds Them and the Works Sell at Record Prices in NYC and the UK

It has been a record-breaking year for Picasso sales. In May, the highest price ever paid at auction for an artwork – £70m (109.03900 million dollars)– was handed over for Nude, Green Leaves and Bust in New York. The following month, a Blue Period portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto sold at Sotheby's in London for more than £34m (52.9618 million dollars). But this week, the late artist is news in France, where a former electrician turned in close to 300 never before seen art-pieces, and in Spain, where 6.6 million dollars worth of art was stolen from a truck, at least one Picasso among the loot. continue reading »