A drawing by Pablo Picasso is now considered a “hot” item. Cavet Emptor when buying a Picasso Tête de Femme, or ‘Head of a Woman’. The work was for sale in San Francisco’s Weinstein Gallery until someone opted to steal it in broad daylight. Details of the theft have been reported since July 6th, 2011 across the web and in the media. Here is a reference story to ensure you are not adding the stolen work on paper.
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