Last Updated on 2/19/2006 by bidz
By Scott Malone
Thu Feb 16, 2006
“NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Pablo Picasso portrait of his mistress Dora Maar that has been in private hands for more than 40 years will be auctioned in New York in May and could raise more than $50 million, Sotheby’s said on Thursday.
“The portraits of Dora Maar are among the most popular and most important works that he did,” Charles Moffett, vice chairman of Sotheby’s, told Reuters.”