Pablo Picasso's painting sold for 67.5 million dollars at auction

14:01   18 May, 2022

The painting of Pablo Picasso 'Lying naked woman' (Femme nue couchée), depicting the artist's mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter, sold for $67.5 million at an auction Sotheby's, TASS reported.

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The painting was the most valuable lot among all those sold on the day of trading. The estimate of the work of Picasso was $ 58.5 million dollars.

The picture was painted by the artist in 1932, when Picasso and Marie-Thérèse lived together in the castle of Boisgeloup. There were created the main sculptural and pictorial masterpieces of the period of surrealism Picasso.