This recently rediscovered watercolor, painted by Picasso circa 1901 and depicting the artist naked with then-girlfriend Louise Lenoir, is expected to command upwards of $199,000 when it’s auctioned off in England next Thursday. We can’t help but wonder how much more it would make if he hadn’t been quite so modest. Also, let’s hope the buyer doesn’t live in Georgia.
Picasso Nude Found in a Bedroom Trove [NYT]
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