Friday, February 27, 2015

Missing Picasso found – Västerbotten Folkblad

A Picasso painting that disappeared from Paris for over a decade ago has been found in the United States.

The painting, “La coiffeuse” from 1911, was stolen from a warehouse at the Museum Centre Pompidou in 2001 and has since been disappeared without a trace. Until now.

According to The New York Times discovered the painting in December last year in connection with that it had shipped from Belgium to Newark airport outside New York. According to the description that came with shipping contained the object in the category of “craft / toy”, worth about 300 crowns. The board’s actual value is closer to 21 million.

Oil Painting owned by the French state and now work to return it to France started.


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