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Picasso sketch to be auctioned in SA

BD Live | Sue Blaine:

A RISQUÉ crayon drawing by revolutionary artist Pablo Picasso is to go on auction in Cape Town on June 7, with an estimated value of R3m-R3.5m. It is the first Picasso sketch to go on auction in SA. Picasso’s 1955 painting Les Femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’) fetched the highest price ever paid for an artwork — $179.4m — at a Christie’s auction in 2015, South African art auctioneers Stephan Welz & Co said on Tuesday after unveiling the drawing in Cape Town… Read more

Image: Pablo Picasso, Au Cirque (detail). Picture: Stephan Welz & Co.

2018-10-23T18:20:21+00:00