Picasso’s 'Woman Sitting Near a Window' sold for $ 45 million

Picasso’s 'Woman Sitting Near a Window' sold for $ 45 million
A canvas by Pablo Picasso Woman Sitting Near a Window has been sold at London’s Sotheby's auction house for 45.76 million dollars.
The original estimated cost of the painting, dated 1932 and depicting the artist's muse, Marie-Therese Walter, had been between £25 million and £35 million. "We are delighted that this stunning and monumental portrait, which is part of the defining series that introduced his 'golden muse' to the public eye, fetched such a strong price," said a representative of the auction house, Helena Newman. "This particular portrait is a striking and notably modern-looking work from one of the artist's most celebrated periods.” Voice of Russia, TASS, Source: Voice of Russia

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